Lecturer - Social Practice

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Māranga mai! Mārewa ake!

Kua wātea mai tētahi puukenga matua, kei Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka.

Kia aro pū te kaitono ki ngā Tikanga, Mātauranga, me te reo Māori.

  • Permanent - Full-time position

Kia hiwa rā!

At Unitec - part of Te Pukenga, we're passionate about the power of education to positively change the lives of our learners, their family and wider communities. We make sure our learners are well-equipped for the future needs of employers by providing them with a mix of hands-on and classroom-based learning.

Te āheinga: The opportunity

We are looking for a Lecturer - Social Practice to join our team of experienced Social Practice educators committed to excellence in education and student success who can support our goal to be innovative and responsive to the exciting challenges of tertiary education and the Social Practice industry.

In this position, you will teach a number of courses to our Bachelors and Masters students within a framework of

  • Knowledge in Mātauranga Māori and Kaupapa Māori.
  • Te Reo Māori ability.
  • Experience working with whānau
  • Knowledge of Te Tiriti
  • Application of 'Ako" and Na te Tuakana Na te Teina.
  • Application of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, kaitiakitanga and rangatiratanga. 

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about the position.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You'll have:

  • To be successful in this position we are looking for you to have a demonstrable application of Ako and Ngāti tukana/Ngati Teina and to be part of a supportive research active team.
  • Hold a Masters or doctoral qualification in Social Work or Social Practice, or in a related field/discipline.
  • Evidence of active engagement in building diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces/environments


Tā mātau rourou: What we offer

Joining Unitec - part of Te Pukenga, you will be located at our amazing, dynamic, community-focused Waitakere campus and join a highly motivated team passionate about the mahi they do and the results they achieve together. We operate in a flexible working environment that supports work-life balance.

Tono mai: How to Apply

To be considered for this position, applicants must be a NZ Citizen or NZ Permanent Resident.

If you have the knowledge, the passion and desire to contribute to Treaty-based social practice in Aotearoa, we would very much like to hear from you. 

Click APPLY. Application will close on 5th of July 2023 at 17:00.

Please note: We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. We do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Certification

As part of Unitec's recruitment processes, to ensure we meet all of the COVID-19 policy settings, new staff will continue to be required to provide confirmation of vaccination status prior to employment being confirmed, where the role would reasonably expect a requirement of proof of vaccination.

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


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