Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) in Primary Teacher Education: Literacy

Updated: 29 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Mar 2024

Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | School of Teacher Education
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Fixed-term position until December 2025 

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Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
Te Kaupeka Ako| Faculty of Education at the University of Canterbury is seeking to appoint a new colleague specialising in Primary Literacy. This position is a full-time and fixed term until December 2025. The successful applicant will mainly contribute to teaching in initial teacher education programmes across the bachelor and graduate level. Some course development may be part of the role.

Mōu | Who You Are
Applicants should be able to demonstrate their passion and experience in areas that align with Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | School of Teacher Education. Expertise in one of the following specialisms is desired: Supporting diverse literacy learners, Better Start literacy programme, bicultural practices to enhance literacy learning, or supporting struggling literacy learners.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | The School of Teacher Education has a staff who share a common commitment to culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy in initial teacher education. This role will have working colleagues across the Faculty of Education and within our communities.

For more information about our team, please visit us at Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/

What we offer
Embarking on a journey to Christchurch and joining the University of Canterbury means more than just a career move for academics—it's an opportunity to become part of a vibrant community where passion for knowledge and human connection thrives. With the University's dedication to research excellence and the breathtaking beauty of Christchurch as your backdrop, you'll find not only professional fulfilment but also a warm and welcoming atmosphere that feels like home.

The salary range for this position is: Senior Tutor and Lecturer (Teaching and Administration Only) grade 1.01 ($66,874) to grade 4.04 ($117,730).

The closing date for this position is: 19 March 2024 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed after the closing date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.


Job Details
Reference # 19276
Posted on 27 Feb 2024
Closes on 19 Mar 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Education & Training, Lecturer
Job level(s) Academic, Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed term full-time
More details (document)
Position description 1 PD Lecturer (Teaching and Administration) in Primary Literacy February 2024.pdf
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