7 Jul 2022

Fixed-term Tutor – Certificate in Health Sciences

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland creates globally transformative impacts through our distinctive strengths in world leading research, scholarship, teaching and collaborative partnerships, inspired by our unique position in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific.

Our lecturers and health researchers are regarded as experts in their fields, frequently directing global research projects designed to better the lives of New Zealanders and the world, and in turn passing this knowledge on to our students.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

A unique tutoring opportunity is now available as part of the Hikitia Te Ora – Certificate in Health Sciences (CertHSc) programme. The CertHSc is a key component of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Vision 20:20, which is committed to increasing the number of Māori and Pacific health professionals graduating from the Faculty. The CertHSc foundation programme is for one year and is aimed at bridging Māori and Pacific students from secondary school study or from the community into further study in the Faculty.

This tutoring position is for the MAORIHTH 29H course. The MAORIHTH 29H course offers a foundation in Mathematics with a health sciences focus. The course content covers topics such as Measurements, Trigonometry, Algebra, Dosages and Statistics. Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge around key conceptual content and be skilled at developing understanding in students.

This is a part time, fixed-term position from the end of July to the end of November. The role is based at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, Grafton Campus, University of Auckland.

This is a part time role working around 15 hours per week. The Salary range is $66,000 – $72,141 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.


He kōrero mōu | About you

The tutor will be an important person who actively contributes and works collaboratively with the Course Co-ordinator and the wider CertHSc team to ensure cultural and academic requirements are met. Key tasks of this role will include the organising, implementing and supervising of tutorial sessions, assisting in the marking of assessments and examinations, and contributing to the delivery of key cultural components of the programme. There will also be some administrative work required.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have previous tutoring experience
  • thrive working independently and is self-driven
  • have a ‘do it’ attitude,
  • be flexible and transparent,
  • be passionate about working with Māori and Pacific students.

Additional Information

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Thursday, 21st July 2022 to be considered. Please note that the ad may be unpublished earlier if the role is filled prior. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Puna Rass – petelo.raass@auckland.ac.nz, for more information about this role.

Overseas Applicants

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government imposed travel restrictions but have recently announced a five-step plan for a phased border re-opening. This phased re-opening will take some time and this may alter the nature of the standard interview process for offshore candidates, particularly at the on-site interview stage. To see how this might affect your application and for more information and updates on the border restrictions and phased re-opening, please visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.


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, LGBTQITakatāpui+, 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. 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: Thursday, 21st July 2022

Job Categories: Healthcare / Medical. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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