12 Jan 2019

Full-Time Lecturer – Te Puna Wananga

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Auckland University

Job Description

Te Puna Wānanga (School of Maori and Indigenous Education)

Faculty of Education & Social Work

Epsom Campus

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education & Social Work provides for the education of teachers, social workers and counsellors, and supports the development of education and training in schools, colleges, social services as well as other professional settings.

Our collective commitment to the vision of Leading Learning, Changing Lives drives our teaching, learning and research.  This dedication and passion has resulted in the Faculty of Education & Social Work being ranked 20th out of 800 universities worldwide as one of the best in the world to study Education.*

The role

This role is based at the University’s Epsom Campus, with some teaching at our Manukau campus likely.

Te Puna Wānanga (the School of Māori and Indigenous Education) is seeking a Lecturer to complement their existing group of academic staff to undertake research, research-informed teaching and thesis supervision in areas related to Māori education.

Our new Lecturer will deliver high quality teacher education and postgraduate courses, and provide expert research supervision and academic guidance to students. The successful applicant will also undertake ongoing professional development in order to maintain awareness of current issues.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity available from 2 February 2019.

Our successful candidate should have:

  • A doctorate, or near completed doctorate, in Māori education
  • Fluency in te reo Māori
  • A teaching qualification, and New Zealand teacher registration, at primary or secondary level
  • Some experience in developing a research platform and related quality-assured publishing commensurate with early academic career level expectations
  • Experience in working effectively with practice communities in primary education settings

Ideally, you will also:

  • Have recent experience in lecturing/tutoring at the tertiary level
  • Have recent experience of teaching through the medium of te reo Māori
  • Have some experience in seeking research funding

Please view the attached position description to learn more about this opportunity. Specific queries can be made to Head of School Te Puna Wānanga, Te Kawehau Hoskins tk.hoskins@auckland.ac.nz  or to Group Services Coordinator Maryrose Houston at m.houston@auckland.ac.nz

Applications must be submitted online by the closing date of January 30th and should include a cover letter and CV.

*2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 20398. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Wednesday 30th January 2019.

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Full-Time.

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