Waikato Institute of Technology

  • Permanent
  • Waikato

“Makū anō tōku ara e para kia eke panuku”

We will fashion our own pathway to achieve equitable outcomes for our learners”

Wintec is a Tumu, a mooring post to which learners secure their waka to for a time.  The Tumu ensures the learners’ journey is successful, where they achieve their aspirations. Once the learner has added to their waka with what they need, the learner unhitches their waka from the Tumu returning to their whānau, hapū, iwi, employers and the wider community to share their wealth of skills and knowledge. 

About the role

We are looking for Kaiāwhina to support students at Wintec through a proactive, holistic and case-based model of support with a focus on equity for Māori and Pasifika learners.  In this role you will utilise a variety of strategies, including technology tools, to aid in student retention, success and completion initiatives at Wintec.

If you are courageous, creative and connected to your communities, we invite you to join our journey! 

These are permanent positions and we are accepting applications for candidates that are interested in full-time or part-time work (please mention this in your cover letter).  

Some of the Kaiāwhina roles will be Māori and Pasifika Trades Training based. 

Are you an ideal candidate?

Skills and attributes that will support your application are:

  • Strong values and strengths based practise
  • Proven lived experience with Māori or Pasifika communities 
  • Genuine aspiration to make a difference
  • Ability to engage and maintain authentic reciprocal relationships
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of the tertiary environment

Working at Wintec

Our high-spirited team works collaboratively in the best interest of our learners through reflective practice.  If you want to be a part of a student centred, driven, professional collective who lead change and shape the world at Wintec – apply now!

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.



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