Teaching & Learning Coach - Kaiwhakangūngū Ākoranga Taiohi

Do you have strong academic credibility, energy and passion for Ako teaching and learning practice, relationship building and enabling your colleagues to be the best kaiako they can be? 

Are you seeking a role where you can harness your ability to work with a range of teams and kaiako to help transform culture and build a learning organisation? Are you excited by building collaborative relationships? Do you have experience and skills for coaching others to help them learn and grow? Are you at the forefront of inspiring practices that achieve tauira  / learner success through a culturally responsive approach and an understanding of Mātauranga Māori?


About the role  
Come and join our Faculty team in a coaching role for teaching and learning. You will work among a small and enthusiastic team of coaches to encourage the growth of our academic staff as they prepare our tauira with real world skills and mindsets to contribute to our communities. 

This is a full time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.


Our ideal candidate has the skills and attitude to: 

  • Coach and work effectively with teams of kaiako and their leaders to foster a culture of robust teaching and learning practices and processes that centre the experience of our tauira. 
  • Adapt to the personalities and needs of those you are working with, as well as unexpected situations –a varied and inspiring toolkit of approaches to connect with and support kaiako in their development is essential. 
  • Enable kaiako to be comfortable with a rapidly changing teaching and learning context, while supporting our tauira to do the same. 
  • Apply expertise from a strong academic foundation of knowledge and experience including sound assessment practices. 
  • Support our kaiako to be confident with online delivery technologies and resource development. 
  • Although we need people who can have the occasional conversation about accountability, we do not depend on a hierarchical style of influencing or telling others what to do. 

Our team and culture 
We are a dedicated team who support each other across our different strengths and areas of learning. We like to laugh together as we get stuck into each new and different daily challenge. 

We listen to each other, encourage curiosity and respectfully challenge each other’s thinking in a way that maintains our strong relationships as a team. 

With your great communication skills and professional commitment this could be a fulfilling and stimulating career move. 

 If the challenges and opportunities we have on offer sound appealing to you, please do get in touch to explore where to next. 

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Job no: JA2243

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: Monday, 20 September 2021