Counselling/Mental Health and Addictions Educators - Expression of Interest

Wintec is one of NZ’s largest Institutes of Technology providing quality education and training in the Waikato.  Our Centre of Health and Social Practice delivers professional programs in counselling, social work, nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, and primary health care.  If you value working collaboratively and have the expertise and experience to teach core counselling theory, skills and practice components, including child, youth andfamily, kaupapa māori, research and experience working in different modalities we are keen to hear from you. 


Expression of interest are sought from professionals holding professional registration in counselling and / or mental health andaddiction.  To be eligible forconsideration, you will: 

  • Have an understanding of Māori, western and other cultural practice frameworks within counselling and mental health and addictions contexts
  • Hold a Postgraduate, Masters, or PhD qualification relevant to counselling
  • Hold or be eligible to hold NZ licensure in your field of professional expertise
  • Possess a valid permit to live and work in New Zealand
  • Have access to stable wifi services enabling frequent use of Moodle, zoom and other teaching/learning platforms
Ideally you will also:


  • Be a qualified educator with proven expertise in both face-to-face and on-line teaching, moderation and assessment
  • Be active in research, scholarship and/or critical reflective research
Available roles may be short or long term.  Part-time of full-time expressions of interest are welcomed.  We are keen to hear from eligible persons currently in New Zealand and also those who may be currently returning home. 


If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please email

"An expression of interest process means we are seeking an indication of interest from the job market and at this stage a position is not approved to be on offer."

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Expression of Interest

Job no: KXAK034321

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: Saturday, 13 February 2021