Provisionally Certificated Teachers and Mentors Facilitator

Updated: 6 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
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Provisionally Certificated Teachers and Mentors Facilitator-2300483



About our team/Mō te tīma

University of Otago Education Support Services is part of the University of Otago’s College of Education. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning to achieve equity for all learners. We have a team of highly committed and experienced facilitators based throughout the country who draw on current research and effective practice to build educators’ capability within kura and schools.

The role/Te mahi

This role presents a unique opportunity to join our Provisionally Certificated Teacher (PCT), Mentor and Overseas Trained Teacher (OTT) facilitation team with a key role in providing professional learning and development (PLD) to support PCTs to achieve their Tūturu/Full Practising Certificates alongside their mentors in schools throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

In this role you will support PCTs and their mentors in schools and communities with effective pedagogical practice through a variety of responsive delivery methods, including workshops, cluster hui, on-line and tailored support to meet individual needs as they implement high quality, educative induction and mentoring programmes.

This role is based within Canterbury, with travel required within the upper half of the South Island to fulfil the responsibilities of the position.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting teachers at the early stages of their career. It is essential that the successful candidate brings a proactive, collaborative approach and is able to work independently and remotely as part of a team.

The successful candidate will also have:
•    Teaching qualification, registration and current practicing certificate.
•    Experience teaching or leadership in kura/schools.
•    Content knowledge of The New Zealand Curriculum, including in depth understanding of teaching and learning principles and relevant assessment theory and practice.
•    Teaching and professional supervision skills appropriate to working with teachers.
•    Driver’s licence and flexibility to travel within New Zealand.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full time, fixed term position available until 1 December 2023, located in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to join one of the country’s most research-intensive Universities and become part of a team dedicated to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning in New Zealand.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Specific enquiries about the role may be directed to Joan Turner, National Co-ordinator PCT/OTT and Mentor or Hamish McDonald, Director, Education Support Services, via the contact details below.


Candidates are requested to submit the following:
•    Cover letter
•    CV
•    Names and addresses of at least three referees.

To submit your application please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2300483 will close on Sunday, 26 March 2023.

Applications will be considered as they are received. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Additional Information

Contact: Hamish McDonald     Tel: +64 3 479 4907     Joan Turner     Tel: +64 3 479 4950

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Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range
 Adviser ($73,440 to $105,888)
 Education Support Services
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