Pūkenga | Lecturer in Science and Mathematics Education

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Pūkenga | Lecturer in Science and Mathematics Education
  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Fri Dec 1 03:11:04 2023
  • 627

  • Are you a registered teacher or eligible to register and interested in joining the School of Education?
  • Do you have knowledge or experience successfully teaching in a relevant field at tertiary level or with adult learners?
  • Have you got good interpersonal skills and able to work with students, practicing teachers, and colleagues from diverse backgrounds?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting for a Pūkenga - Lecturer in Teacher Education with a specialisation in Science and Mathematics Education to join Te Puna Akopai - School of Education in a permanent, full-time role.

This position is open to applicants interested in being appointed on the Principal Academic Pathway or the Teaching Intensive Pathway. Applicants are asked to identify which pathway they prefer as part of their letter of application.

Applicants would be expected to be New Zealand registered teachers who could undertake visiting of Student Teachers on Professional Practice Placements in schools.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD and be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level across the primary and secondary teacher education programmes.

The appointees will also supervise Masters and PhD students, and provide service to the School, Faculty, University, community, and profession.

Applicants seeking to be appointed on the Principal Academic Pathway would be expected to maintain a programme of research and work to secure external research funding. We welcome applications from people with research and/or teaching experience in Māori or Pasifika communities and schools. The School of Education maintains a strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will have experience of and knowledge about successful teaching in a relevant field at tertiary level or with adult learners. You will also have good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students, practicing teachers, and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. You will need to have current or eligibility to gain teacher registration. This is a permanent position and only applicants who are legally entitled to work in Aotearoa on a permanent basis, will be considered.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

Our academic staff have developed and implement exemplary teacher education programmes underpinned by our extensive research and teaching expertise. We are a team of nationally and internationally recognised educators and researchers specialising in the early years through to secondary schooling in a range of disciplines. We work collaboratively in the planning and delivery of our programmes and research projects alongside learners, teachers, centres, schools, and communities. We have a very strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori shown through our teacher practice, research, and expectations of our students.

Pūkenga | Lecturer in Science and Mathematics Education Role Description – Principal Academic Pathway

Pūkenga | Lecturer in Science and Mathematics Education Role Description – Teaching Intensive Pathway

Close Date for Vacancy: 14 January 2024. We will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date.

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Associate Professor Sue Cherrington, Head of School ([email protected] ). But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form . Then, please combine your cover letter, CV, and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format). Click Apply and follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you are unable to combine your documents or have further supporting documents, please email these to [email protected] stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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