Schools Relationship Manager - Sorted in Schools


Join an organisation transforming how we achieve sustained behaviour change with financial capability for New Zealander’s.

Position purpose

The Schools Relationship Manager – Sorted in Schools will be responsible for working proactively with secondary schools, developing positive working relationships with senior leadership and teachers, and growing the number of schools engaged with and using our Sorted in Schools programme.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Be part of shaping financial capability education in New Zealand.
  • Support secondary schools to equip all young New Zealanders for their financial futures.
  • Be the critical connection between the Sorted in Schools online programme and secondary schools.

Key tasks

The Schools Relationship Manager – Sorted in Schools has responsibility for the following key areas:

  • Developing and implementing strategies to grow participation in the Sorted in Schools programme.
  • Developing and maintaining positive working relationships with senior leadership and teachers within secondary schools.
  • Providing guidance to teachers and students on the most effective use of the Sorted in Schools programme and website.
  • Monitoring and reporting on programme usage and satisfaction, and contributing to our continuous improvement process.

Skills and experience

  • Relevant experience working in a secondary teaching environment at a senior level, e.g. senior teacher, head of department, or deputy principal roles.
  • Strong relationship management and networking skills with established connections across New Zealand’s secondary school network and experience with forging new relationships.
  • Strong understanding of the New Zealand secondary school system and how secondary schools operate.
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum design and understanding of New Zealand’s qualification frameworks.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to adapt your approach to meet the needs of the school, teacher, students, and community.
  • High level of cultural competence and responsiveness.
  • Well versed in meeting with and presenting to groups and individuals.
  • A strategic thinker with sound leadership skills, while also being able to manage and implement the day to day deliverables.
  • Sound project management, monitoring and reporting skills.
  • A self-starter requiring little supervision (but seeks guidance when required) and works the hours needed to deliver the outcomes required.
  • Proven ability to accomplish objectives effectively within a given timeframe and carry out administrative duties within a portfolio in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members.

What we offer

  • A flexible work life balance approach
  • A passionate and innovative team environment - we're not your typical government agency
  • A people-centric culture focused on wellness, teamwork, diversity and flexibility
  • Stunning Britomart offices, sea views, and only 2 minutes from the train station
  • The ability to be part of an organisation making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.

For more information about CFFC and what we do, see our Statement of Intent 2017/20 

About the Commission for Financial Capability

We're on a mission to help New Zealanders of all ages make informed decisions throughout their lives that will help them get ahead financially. 

The Commission for Financial Capability doesn't have an exciting name, yet our approach is anything but dull. You might know us for our award-winning website, but there's much more to us than that. 

As a thought leader in our field, CFFC is shifting the way people think about and manage their money. We lead the way in achieving sustained behaviour change in New Zealanders’ financial capability.

Together with a range of partners, we are building wealth and wellbeing for the retirees of today and tomorrow.