Current Vacancies

Working with Sistema Aotearoa


The holistic tutor team at Sistema Aotearoa comprises Musicians, Registered Primary and ECE Teachers, Music therapists and other professionals with musical skills.  Our tutors are not necessarily all professional musicians and we seek to create a diverse team with a wide range of musical and teaching experience and skills.

Tutor Vacancies

The vacancy situation changes throughout the year. If you are interested in working with Sistema Aotearoa please register your interest with:

Administrative Vacancies

Programme Manager: Sistema Aotearoa

After 8 years with the programme our Programme manager is moving on.

We are looking for an experienced manager to lead the Sistema Aotearoa programme in Otara, South Auckland under the governance of the Sistema Aotearoa Trust.  Sistema Aotearoa is a large urban community focussed programme with over 400 students in the core programme.

The Programme manager has overall responsibility for the design, implementation, growth and sustainability of the programme working closely with the Music Director and the Sistema Aotearoa Trust.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a strategic thinker with demonstrated leadership abilities, have a proven ability to submit and report on grant and funding applications, and display highly developed negotiation, relationship management and communication skills. This role does not involve teaching music to students. The ability to remain level-headed under pressure, cultural sensitivity and commitment to the community is essential.

A full copy of the job description is available via the link below.

Please apply in writing with a letter of application outlining why you are interested in this position and a CV outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. If you have any further inquiries, please contact Katie Deller at

Applications to:
Closing date: 5pm Monday 1 October

No further administrative vacancies at this time.






Sistema Aotearoa
PO Box 61-171, Otara, Manukau, 2159
Phone: 021 618 922