Teaching Fellow - Pacific Education

University of Waikato

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Waikato

Division of Education

(Based in Hamilton or Tauranga)

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

The University of Waikato's Division of Education hosts Te Kura Toi Tangata, the School of Education which is ranked in the top 150 for education worldwide and offers a wide range of study options for students that in turn lead to fantastic opportunities for staff to engage with innovative approaches to both education and educational research. The Division is committed to enhance education through the three interconnected disciplines of teaching, research and professional learning.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We have an opportunity for an individual who has the passion and drive to support Pacific learners throughout their academic journey within the Division of Education, preparing them in initial teacher education programmes to develop their knowledge to enhance Pacific achievement in schools and early childhood centres.

For additional information about the Division of Education please see https://www.waikato.ac.nz/education/

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

To be successful, you will have an in-depth knowledge of Pacific education, including Pacific identities, perspectives and cultural knowledge and supporting Pacific learners in all sectors of education. You will also be willing to support staff and students with Pacific cultural knowledge.

Candidates must have a post-graduate qualification in a related field (or be near to completion) and a recognised teaching qualification, along with proven successful teaching skills at tertiary level. Being a team-player, with a demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with others and with excellent organisation, administration and interpersonal skills will be key to being successful.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including study opportunities, generous superannuation and leave provisions.

Salary will be in the range of $69,124 to $98,988 per year, depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries of an academic nature should directed to Associate Professor Wendy Fox, Acting Head of School, email: wendy.fox@waikato.ac.nz

This position is full time and fixed term until December 2024.

Closing date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022.

To view the position description, please click here.

Vacancy Number: 420195

For further information and to apply online, please click here.



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