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Physiotherapy Educator


Waikato Institute of Technology, Wintec

Closing Date : 30 Mar 2020

Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social Practice is seeking a highly motivated and experienced physiotherapy educator interested in contributing to the delivery of a new Bachelor of Physiotherapy (with Honours) programme within New Zealand. 

If you value working collaboratively with others in a dynamic environment, delivering education and research for community benefit, and are passionate about contributing to our future physiotherapy workforce, then we are keen to hear from you.

About the centre/programme

  • The Centre has a commitment to  Te Tiriti o  Waitangi.
  • Our programmes are underpinned by an experiential approach to learning, which links work, education, and personal and professional development.  
  • Importance is placed on ensuring our graduates are work-ready and well prepared to gain employment or enhance and extend employment opportunities.
  • We are committed to increasing the number of Māori and Pasifika physiotherapists, and developing a graduate profile that is both culturally responsive, and keen to support rural communities in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

You would be responsible for leading the day-to-day academic delivery including the development of physiotherapy teaching resources, and relevant research programmes. Not only would you keep abreast of the latest information and technology, you'd create valuable opportunities for students and ensure the flexible delivery of the programme across the Midland region of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

This position will require extensive knowledge and experience of physiotherapy education, practice and research.

This is a permanent role @ 1.0 FTE, although this can be negotiable for the ideal candidate.

Are you an ideal candidate? 

Our positions require knowledge and experience of physiotherapy education, practice and research. We are seeking expressions of interest from people who are passionate about physiotherapy education and have the following:

  • Current Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand registration (or eligibility to register). 
  • Experience and knowledge across one or a range of areas including musculoskeletal, cardio- respiratory, neurological, rehabilitation, paediatric, as well as primary and public health physiotherapy practice and education is desired.
  • Relevant Masters or Doctorate qualification in subject related discipline/s. 
  • Understanding of culture, identity and learning in New Zealand. 
  • Significant and recent physiotherapy practice and/or educational experience.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Te Reo Māori would be an advantage

Working at Wintec

Wintec continues to be one of the leading tertiary institutes by keeping up with industry trends and focusing on innovation. 

You’d be supported to stay industry connected and have generous opportunities to develop your career through the professional development opportunities available to you. Contact the Centre for Health and Social Practice and take the next exciting step in your career. Lead changes shape the world at Wintec – register your interest now!

Closing Date: 30 March 2020

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