Clinical Educator - Kaiako Haumanu

University of Canterbury

  • Full Time
  • Canterbury

School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing - Te Kura Mahi ā-Hirikapo
College of Science - Te Rāngai Pūtaiao

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu i ngā mahi haumanu me te hoe i te waka mātai hinengaro? He pōwhiri atu tēnei nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai te hunga i te tūranga Kaiako Haumanu i Te Pokapū Mātai Hinengaro i Te Rāngai Pūtaiao.

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What You Will Do

In this role, you will provide clinical psychology expertise to the School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing, the Director(s) of Clinical Training, Psychology Centre Director and Head of School. You will contribute to the effective academic and professional functioning of the clinical training programme and Psychology Centre by contributing to teaching and supervision of clinical psychology students. You will support and supervise students on placement in the Psychology Centre, and provide tuition, coaching, practicum training, supervision and other clinical services as may be required. You will also contribute to the programme's bicultural teaching and competence as well as work towards advancing bicultural competence and confidence and teaching across the School by providing support and guidance for the other professional programmes in the School, namely Speech Language Therapy, Audiology and Industrial and Organisation Psychology. You will support School staff in te reo and tikanga Māori relating to culturally responsive pedagogy and clinical practice.

Who You Are

You will have a Postgraduate Diploma or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent) and be a Registered Psychologist in the Clinical Scope in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will have post-registration experience working as a Clinical Psychologist and experience applying evidence-based treatments. You will have had experience in training/and or clinical supervision of students on placement. An ability in and knowledge of te reo me ōna tikanga Māori will be an advantage. Clinical work with children and families will also be considered an advantage.

Who You Will Work With

"He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata". What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people.

The Psychology Centre is the clinical psychology training and research centre for the Clinical Psychology Programme at the UC. We share facilities and resources with the UC Speech and Hearing Clinic in a multidisciplinary approach with Speech Language Therapy and Audiology services.

We offer students an opportunity to participate in a wide range of psychological assessments and treatments as part of their practicum course, working alongside our senior clinical psychologists.

For more information about our centre and team, please visit our website.

Why UC

Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

The University of Canterbury is committed to accessible higher education, service to 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 information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The University of Canterbury is an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. The University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 11th October 2020 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on 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

You must have New Zealand or Australian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or a valid visa that allows you to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.


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