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Counselling Tutor

Counselling Tutor

Counselling Tutor

Waikato Institute of Technology, Wintec


Paetahi Tumu Kōrero, Bachelor of Counselling

Are you an experienced counselling practitioner wanting to help shape the future of the counselling profession and influence practice across the wider health and social practice sector?  We have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your skills and experience to a teaching role at Wintec in the Paetahi Tumu Kōrero, Bachelor of Counselling.  Our teaching team and curriculum is underpinned by bi-cultural pedagogy and we are seeking applications from practitioners who share this vision.  

You will be supported with professional development provisions including research opportunities, and will be encouraged to keep up to date with developments within the counselling profession and how this translates to a teaching and learning environment.  Teaching experience would be an advantage, however opportunities for teacher training would be available for the successful candidate.  

As a counsellor educator at Wintec you will be joining a team of social practice professionals who value collaborative professional opportunities within and outside of Wintec.  

About the role

This role can be either full time or a shared part time permanent teaching role within the Centre for Health and Social Practice.  You will be part of a flexible, innovative and future-focused team, helping our Centre to prepare work ready counselling practitioners who can meet the needs of the profession and our community.  There may be opportunities for supporting teaching and learning opportunities with other disciplines based in the Centre for Health and Social Practice such as social work, nursing and midwifery.  

This role requires you to:

  • Utilise your clinical knowledge and skills to teach counselling theory and practice skills to a diverse range of students
  • Be a qualified counsellor and extensive counselling experience across a range of settings
  • Have strong professional networks ideally in the Midlands region
  • Be able to utilise technology and online teaching and learning strategies
  • Have experience or be willing to participate in collaborative research projects
  • Be committed to student achievement and promoting the educational advancement of Maori and Pacific counselling students
  • Hold a Masters or higher degree
  • Be a membership of NZAC, NZCCA, or DAAPANZ or eligible for membership

This is a permanent role based at the Wintec Hamilton City Campus.  

To apply for this position please click the link below.

Closing Date: There will be no closing date for this position and the advert may be removed without notice - applications will be reviewed as received and you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.  Applications close when position is filled.

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: until filled

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