Academic Staff Member - Psychologyat The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Wellington, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

We are looking for an Academic Staff Member to join our Psychology team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of our diploma and degree courses in psychology.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of experienced subject matter experts and practitioners.

Academic Staff are responsible for :

  • Teaching courses online using interactive technology and best practice professional standards for online distance learning
  • Providing feedback to Programme Delivery Managers on course and programme delivery matters, including course materials and assessments
  • Providing students with targeted and specific support that develops their knowledge and understanding of subject matter
  • Undertaking research that informs the subject are you are teaching
  • The ideal candidate will have;
  • Relevant skills and experience in psychology
  • A well-developed understanding and commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and its principles, are comfortable in Māori spaces of engagement and the use of te reo Māori me ōna
  • A relevant degree at Masters level or higher
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Strong professional and community networks
  • Experience working collectively as part of a team
  • The ability to work flexibly and be responsive to change
  • A willingness to learn and apply new technologies in the delivery of distance education
  • About us :

    The Kuratini Tuwhera has an enviable reputation in the vocational sector with a campus situated in the Hutt Valley. We offer our people free education (50% off for whanau), free car parking on campus, flexible working options (including remote working), a modernised working environment, subsidised school holiday programmes for your children, free fitness classes, and an on-site café.

    Part-time and or job sharing arrangements may be considered.

    If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Applications must be submitted online via our career's website.

    Contact with any questions about the role.

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