Degree Leader Māori/Initial Teacher Education

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 04 Mar 2024

Ko te manu kai i te miro, nōna te ngahere.

Ko te manu kai i te mātauranga, nōnā te ao.

The bird that feasts on miro berries, his is the forest.

The bird that feasts on knowledge, his is the world.

Taiahahā! Taiahahā!

Kei te karangahia tētahi pouako hei ārahi i tēnei hōtaka o te Tiriti o Waitangi. Ko te ipurangi hei waka kawe i ngā āhuatanga o te hōtaka nei.

Me mātua mōhio te tangata ki Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga mā tēnei momo huarahi whai i te mātauranga me ōna āhuatanga.

Open Polytechnic is Aotearoa New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider.  We specialise in taking the learning to our ākonga, focusing on enabling the success of approximately 35,000 ākonga (students) each year.  We're a place where you can make a difference.

Are you passionate about leading educational initiatives grounded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles? We're seeking an experienced educator to champion our new Initial Teacher Education programmes.

Te Tūranga │ About the role:

We are seeking an individual with skills and expertise in Early childhood, Primary or Secondary education. This role involves guiding ākonga through coursework, facilitating discussions, and overseeing their progress, and being part of a team that leads the effective facilitation of noho marae nationally.

Open Polytechnic offers a range of flexible working arrangements including an option to be based anywhere in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te tangata e tika ana │About you:

He ngākaunui tōu ki te whāngai te māramatanga o ngā mātāpono o te Tiriti o Waitangi ki te marea, ahakoa nō hea te tangata, ahakoa ko wai te tangata.

Ko ōu pūkenga:

  • Me matatau ki te kōrero i te reo Māori
  • Me matatau ki ngā tikanga Māori me ngā mātāpono o te Mātauranga Māori e tika ai te whāngai ki tēnei tūāpapa ipurangi hei waka whakaako
  • He whāngai, he whakatauira anō hoki i te reo kia rere, i te reo kia tika, i te reo kia Māori

Hei āpitihanga │ In addition:

  • Recent experience teaching in an initial teacher education programme in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Proficiency in te reo Māori
  • Intrinsic understanding and application of Tikanga Māori and Mātauranga Māori
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification, masters or higher
  • Research active
  • Current Teacher Certification or the ability to hold this
  • A relevant teaching qualification
  • Experience in open, distant, flexible teaching and learning (ODFL)
  • Strong industry networks
  • The ability to facilitate online learning at scale using digital technologies
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies in the design and delivery of distance education.

The Degree Leader will be expected to demonstrate cultural capability in supporting Māori and Pasifika ākonga in accordance with the Teachers Council Our Code Our Standards and Te Pae Tawhiti - Te Pūkenga's Te Tiriti o Waitangi Excellence Framework.

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Applications must be submitted online via our career's website. Contact Buweni Senanayake at [email protected] with any questions about the role. Applications close 11:55 pm 4 March 2024.



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