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Inviting applications for the position of Head of Mission (Superintendent), Methodist Mission Northern


Te Kaupapa (purpose) of position


  • To exemplify and demonstrate prophetic, relational and theological leadership.
  • To work collaboratively towards connected, just and inclusive communities.
  • To be deliberate in engaging the Bi-cultural Journey of the Church, its legacy and ethos across multiple spheres of influence.


You will require:


  • An understanding and commitment to Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa, the Methodist Church of NZ.
  • Reasonable knowledge and engagement with Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Willingness and commitment to engage with the Bi-cultural Journey.
  • Competency in or willingness to learn and engage with te reo me ōna tikanga.
  • Recognised theological leadership.
  • Knowledge and experience of working /engaging with other sectors.
  • Highly developed skills in relationship-building, facilitation, communication, public speaking and team leadership.
  • An understanding of how large organisations work, especially not-for-profits.
  • Able to perform governance and management roles and responsibilities.
  • Able to work with others to innovate community-led development.
  • Proven organisational, time management and stress management skills.
  • Willingness to undertake further professional development


Applications to Marion Hines, Board Chairperson, Methodist Mission Northern., or PO Box 5104, Auckland 1141. Applications close Friday 16 July 2021. A full job description is available on request.