Lecturer in Mātauranga Māori

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

Kia hiwa rā!

At Unitec Institute of Technology Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka - part of Te Pūkenga, we are grounded in Te Tiriti o Waitangi and are committed to Tiriti based partnership. We are focused on the aspirations of our diverse student communities. We are passionate about the power of education to positively change the lives of our students, their whānau, and the wider community. Our students are well equipped for the future needs of employers, having experienced a mix of practice-based and classroom-based learning.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

He turanga e ahu whakamua ana te kaitiakitanga me te mahi rangahau. Mēnā he ngākau whiwhita tōu, he ihu oneone koe anō hoki. Me he kawau mārō koe, mō te taiao me te Mātauranga Māori te take - tēnā tono mai mō te tūranga nei ki Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Mātauranga Māori lecturer to develop and deliver Mātauranga Māori content in the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science (Biodiversity Management), Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science (Biodiversity Management), Master of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management) and to supervise student research in the Dissertation and Thesis in these programmes.

Please see the Lecturer position description with addendum for more details.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You'll come with:

  • Demonstrable practical ability to lecture in the vocational education context.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori, and the values and practices of Kaupapa Māori.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organising, and delivering Mātauranga Māori learning for students.
  • A post-graduate qualification in a Science discipline.
  • Active researcher, with the capability and passion to contribute towards Unitec's industry and community-driven research.
  • Evidence of active engagement in building diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces/environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or relevant experience in the tertiary education sector.
  • Proven capacity to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team and contribute to shared outcomes.
  • Sound understanding of staff and academic processes of tertiary education institutions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to operate in a bi-cultural environment.
  • Strong industry networks

Please see the attached full position description for further information.

Tā mātau rourou: What we offer

You'll be working within a close-knit team and will also work closely with other teams across the organisation, giving you plenty of opportunities to get to know the wider group and the Te Pūkenga national network.  As an educator, we want to grow our kaimahi too. We might be biased but joining us at Unitec will mean you're committing to a work culture that you'll want to be a part of!

Tono mai: How to Apply

Please apply online or if you have any questions prior to applying please email ederbyshire@unitec.ac.nz  for a confidential kōrero.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. We will aim to contact all applicants within one week of the job closing date.

Unitec Institute of Technology - part of Te Pūkenga is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all employees.

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