Senior Academic Staff Member - Pouako

Updated: about 2 months ago
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Join Te Kura Pūtake Me Ngā Mahi Whakaako, (the Centre for Education and Foundation Pathways) team at Wintec teaching on our Study and Career Preparation programme (level 4).

Apply your qualifications and excellent teaching skills to this exciting role and help students gain academic foundation knowledge so they can pursue their goals in tertiary education or employment.

About the role

We have a permanent, senior position in Foundation Pathways for an enthusiastic and innovative Kaiako/Educator. The role begins in July, ready to start teaching in semester 2.

The role involves teaching essential academic skills to foundation students, cultivating positive student relationships and being part of a team that builds student confidence and engagement.

Wintec has a commitment to our Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership, and inclusive and equitable outcomes for Maori, Pasifika and learners with disabilities. As a Wintec staff member, you would contribute to a team who are culturally responsive, and learner centred. Confidence speaking Te Reo Māori, me ona tikanga would be an advantage.

This is a permanent full-time position (working 37.5 hours per week). 

Are you an ideal candidate?

To be successful you will ideally have:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification 
  • An Adult Education qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of Te Ao Māori, Matauranga Māori and be an experienced practitioner of whanaungatanga and manaakitanga. 
  • Teaching experience and passion for Foundation education
  • An understanding of effective strategies to support engagement and achievement at Level 4
  • Proven capability in innovative curriculum development and academic processes
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and a demonstrated enthusiasm for team collaboration
  • An interest in life-long learning, for example, ongoing training / professional development

In the Centre for Education and Foundation Pathways you will be part of an effective teaching team and work with Wintec colleagues from the student experience team and wider support services to provide a positive learning experience for students. 

If you love what you do and have excellent communication skills, tutoring at Wintec could be your best career move. 

Working at Wintec

One of New Zealand's leading tertiary institutes, Wintec's focus is on innovation and the future.  That means we provide opportunities not just for our students, but for our teaching staff as well.  You'll broaden your professional networks through our industry-connected staff and be supported to keep your own career skills up to date.

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