Physiotherapy Educator/Kaiako

 Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social Practice is seeking applications from highly motivated and experienced physiotherapy educators interested in contributing to the delivery of our Te Mātātupu module in our Physiotherapy programme. If you value working collaboratively with others in a dynamic environment, and delivering education and research for community benefit, we are keen to hear from you. 

About the centre/programme

The Centre has a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the preparation of community orientated physiotherapy practitioners

Our programmes are underpinned by an experiential approach to learning, which links work, education, and personal and professional development.  

Importance is placed on ensuring our graduates are work-ready and well prepared to gain employment or enhance and extend employment opportunities. 

As a Kaiako you would be responsible for leading the day-to-day academic delivery including the development of physiotherapy teaching resources.  Not only would you keep abreast of the latest information and technology, you'd create valuable opportunities for students and ensure the flexible delivery of the programme across the Midland region of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

These are part time casual positions, with variable hours. 

Are you the ideal candidate?

Our positions require knowledge and experience of physiotherapy education and practice We are seeking applications from people who are passionate about physiotherapy education and have the following:

  • Current Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand registration (or eligibility to register). 
  • Experience and knowledge in physiotherapy is preferred.
  • Relevant Masters or Doctorate qualification in subject related discipline/s.  If you do not have a doctorate, there is time allocation, support and facilitation to achieve this whilst in the role. 
  • Understanding of culture, identity and learning in New Zealand. 
  • Significant and recent physiotherapy practice and/or educational experience. 
  • Have published in a reputable journal, are in research active, or have a willingness to do so
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Te Reo Māori


Working at Wintec

Wintec continues to be one of the leading tertiary institutes by keeping up with industry trends and focusing on innovation. You’d be supported to stay industry connected and have generous opportunities to develop your career through the professional development opportunities available to you. Contact the Centre for Health and Social Practice and take the next exciting step in your career. Lead changes shape the world at Wintec – register your interest now! 

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Hourly Paid Academic (HPA)

Job no: JA2049

Location: Rotokauri Campus

Closing Date: until filled