Sawdoctor and Academic Staff Member
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Rotorua, New Zealand
12d ago
source : QJumpers

Sawdoctor and Academic Staff Member

Full Time Fixed Term

Primary Industries, Science and Environment

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of New Zealand’s newest, and the Bay of Plenty’s largest, tertiary education provider.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is one of New Zealand’s largest Institutes of Technology serving the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato regions with major campuses in Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatane, Taupo and Tokoroa, and learning centres spread across the region.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is committed to providing relevant targeted vocation and professional education to meet current and future employment needs.

You will be part of an institution that will support the region to grow, increasing access and participation and ensuring enhanced education and employment outcomes for our students.

They will be responsible :

  • As Sawdoctor - To sharpen, maintain and change the saws and knives used to operate the TITC Sawmill stationary and mobile plant and processes to ensure production
  • As Academic Staff Member - To demonstrate professional leadership in the provision of quality teaching primarily of sawdoctor block and full time courses, requiring stakeholder engagement and course development...
  • The key responsibilities for this position include :

  • Stock control applied with timely ordering of blades, knives and consumables to support mill operation and training requirements
  • Excellent sawdoctor administration completed and housekeeping practiced
  • Mentor trainees and apprentices.
  • Performing all sawdoctor teaching functions
  • Develop programmes, courses and teaching resources
  • Inform, Understand and Support Learners
  • Teach and Facilitate Student Learning
  • Performing sawdoctor production functions
  • The skills, experience and qualifications required for this role include :

  • Sawdoctor trade qualification at Level 4
  • Experienced in working as a sawdoctor with manufacturing or wood processing machinery
  • Certificate in adult teaching or similar adult teaching qualification or relevant experience.
  • Teaching adult learners experience, and experience in development of courses
  • Excellent sawdoctor skills and physically robust for manual work
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • PC based computer literacy skills
  • Full drivers licence
  • As a responsible employer and education provider, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment.

    Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.

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