Poururuku - Ako Wānanga, Location Negotiable (22ASHO280)
at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Flexible Location
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Poururuku – Ako Wānanga
Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Free Southern Cross Health insurance
On site gym at some campuses
Free on-site parking
Professional learning and development
Work from home opportunities
Tau Ora – staff well-being programme
Come and join a supportive team at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa that is uniquely inclusive and is a culturally rich work place underpinned by Māori values and beliefs and enjoy the above listed benefits, and more.
About Te Wānanga o Aotearoa:
We've been providing transformational education opportunities to New Zealanders for over 35 years. More than 27,000 tauira (students) enrol with us each year across Aotearoa. Our vision ‘Whānau transformation through education' drives our commitment to being at the forefront of tertiary education that's underpinned by Māori culture and values. Our unique learning environment supports our tauira on their pathway to success which benefits them, their whānau and the communities they serve.
About the role – The Poururuku – Ako Wānanga will:
Take overall responsibility and accountability for the development and implementation of the Ako Wānanga strategy embedding the unique, Te Ao Māori-based framework in teaching practice and across all uepū
Develop a strategic roadmap that guides the operationalisation of the strategy
Support the Director – Programme Management and Pouwhakahaere Ako to strengthen the quality and consistency of Ako Wānanga practice across all programmes and uepū
Ensure existing qualifications/programmes are aligned with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa values and strategic objectives and are consistent with NZQA approval and accreditation requirements
Guide and support kaiako with rangahau that informs their teaching practice
Act as a key champion of educational excellence committed to ensuring that TWoA provides high quality education to all its tauira based on the principles of tikanga Māori, the practices of āhuatanga Māori and the kaupapa of TWoA.
About you – You'll have:
Master in a relevant discipline with a PhD is preferred
Certificate in Adult Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) and NZ Certificate in Assessment Practice (Level 4
Extensive experience managing staff in a tertiary education environment, particularly in the postgraduate sector
Extensive experience in rangahau practice and dissemination
Experience working in the New Zealand tertiary education sector and NZQA Framework
Extensive experience delivering quality education
5+ years teaching experience
Knowledge, passion and appreciation for Mātauranga Māori and the kaupapa of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. In particular, the ability and commitment to apply kaupapa Māori, concepts, values, practices and considerations within the Ako uepū to enable an organisational culture that is people and performance-focused.