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Teaching & Learning Advisor

NZ Police
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Porirua
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Teaching & Learning Advisor


Salary Range: $83,329.00 - $112,741.00


Job Requisition ID 8111


The position of Teaching and Learning Advisor is a key role for the Royal New Zealand Police College.  You will be part of a team of experienced instructional designers, based at the Royal New Zealand Police College, Porirua. 


The position has responsibility for ensuring training across the RNZPC and NZ Police enables Our People to deliver on:

  • Our Business.
  • Our Vision to have the Trust and Confidence of all.
  • The Police High Performance Framework. 
  • The purpose of the role required of a Teaching and Learning Advisor is;
    • To design, develop and deliver high quality teaching and learning assets that effectively support the building of Police operational capability.
    • To apply instructional design model(s) consistently to ensure that the ongoing analysis, design, development, and implementation of training products contributes to the RNZPC strategic objective of Excellence in Education.  
    • Participates and contributes to developing communities of practice and innovation in teaching and learning across the Police organisation.
    • To instruct and facilitate the learning and professional development of specific programmes (e.g. the recruit training programme; compliance sector training, etc.) where required.


This is a key role enabling staff to deliver Our Business across the New Zealand Police. 


You will utilise Agile project management systems and processes as part of your day to day work. 


A key aspect of the role is partnering with internal stakeholders within the RNZPC and NZ Police and to support specific behavioural change.  This will involve managing expectations and delivering to sometimes challenging timelines.  


This is a great opportunity to make a significant contribution to NZ Police as a part of a highly motivated team of training professionals.


Skills Required:

  • Creative and self-motivated, easy to work with and able to satisfy stakeholders and business owners.
  • Skills developing training products for adult learners.
  • Skills developing material for delivery in the online and blended learning environment is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience in desktop publishing.
  • Desirable skills include; the use of educational technologies including rapid authoring software such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline and Adobe Creative Suite and using digital media including video and audio within course design



Experience Required:

  • Experience in Agile systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in applying adult learning principles to training design (preferably in an organisational context).
  • Experience in technical writing and editing.
  • Experience in the design of learning and assessment material


Education Requirement:

  • A formal qualification at diploma or degree level, preferably in education or training design or at least 3 years' equivalent experience in a teaching, learning development, coaching or mentoring role.


Core Competencies - Level 1

  • Communicate
  • Deliver
  • Develop


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional Information:

  • The successful applicant must reside in Wellington



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If this position sounds like you, visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply today!


You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the above Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 650 words for each section.


IMPORTANT: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police website:  and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Peter Marshall on 021 947168, for a discussion.


Applications close at 5pm, Monday 17th December 2018.

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