Academic Staff Member - Health and Wellbeing

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 17 Apr 2024

Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki te Kuratini Tuwhera.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBER - Health and Wellbeing Certificates

We are looking for someone to add value to the Health and Wellbeing team in a full-time permanent role. You will be joining an existing team of academic staff who teach across a range of health and wellbeing certificates including healthcare assistance, support work, disability support, mental health and addiction support, whānua, community and social services, and advance care and support.

You will be responsible for:

  • Teaching courses in the Open Distance Flexible Learning (ODFL) modality utilising interactive technology and best practice professional standards for online distance learning
  • Providing feedback on course materials and assessments as required
  • Using innovative technology and appropriate interactive teaching strategies to facilitate student learning
  • Providing students with targeted and specific support that develops their knowledge and understanding of subject matter
  • Working collaboratively within a team environment, that includes our contracted marking workforce, student mentors and other teaching staff
  • Providing feedback to Programme Delivery Managers on course and programme delivery matters

The ideal candidate will have;

  • A background in the Health and Wellbeing sector preferably with experience as a healthcare assistant or support worker
  • A relevant qualification at level 4 or above
  • High level of skill using computers and applications
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • A high level of judgement, flexibility, self-motivation and responsiveness
  • Passion for education.

Ngā pūkenga mo te tūnga | What you will bring to the role

You will have a passion for impacting the lives of everyday people and seeing them achieve their educational goals and dreams. You will also constantly be striving to be the best you can be, just as our students do and you pride yourself on the quality of your work.

Mō mātou | About us

The Kuratini Tuwhera is Aotearoa New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider. We are a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology). We specialise in taking the learning to our students, focusing on enabling the success of approximately 30,000 learners each year. We're a place where you can make a difference.

We offer a wide range of learning disciplines from Real Estate to Social Work, Construction and Education. From our Academic Staff Members to our Student Journey Centre, we ensure our learners are at the heart of everything we do, every step of the way.

Ngā hua o tō tomo mai ki a mātou - Why you should join our team

We offer our people free education (50% off for whanau) free car parking on campus, flexible working options, a modernised working environment, subsidised school holiday programmes for your children, free fitness classes, and an on-site café.

We are proud of our kaimahi and value every contribution from all of our people.

Tono mai | Apply now

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Applications must be submitted online via our career's website. Contact Shannon McGuinness, [email protected]  with any questions about the role. Applications close 11pm 17 April 2024.

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