University of Otago Otago

Professional practice fellow – secondary education


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 12:49 PM 03 September 2020
Closes 27 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAAa7

Division of humanities.

The University of Otago College of Education is seeking to appoint a permanent full-time professional practice fellow in secondary education with strengths in secondary English education, the ability to teach a variety of courses in the college curriculum, and background in Māori and/or Pasifika education. This role represents an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to our teacher education students.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Supporting teaching in the secondary English curriculum and professional studies strands of the Master of Teaching and Learning degree. This includes preparation, assessment, teaching, and paper administration duties under the supervision of the course coordinators and the programme coordinator (secondary)
  • Supervising students on professional experience
  • Carrying out administration responsibilities
  • Contributing to campus whanaungatanga, and the department’s academic goals by applying and sharing expert knowledge in the professional discipline of education.

You will be supported through a collegial academic environment, an active and dynamic research culture, and through efficient professional services across the University.

Your skills and experience

To be successful in this key role, you will have:

  • Relevant professional qualification in teaching
  • New Zealand teacher registration and current full practising certificate
  • A Masters degree
  • Ability to teach the pedagogical content knowledge related to secondary English and other areas of the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Relevant professional experience in a secondary school setting
  • Experience in Māori/Pasifika education desirable
  • Proficiency in te reo Māori and knowledge of Māori education is desirable
  • Evidence of an ability to work well with students and staff from differing academic and cultural backgrounds
  • A strong commitment to te reo Māori, tikanga Māori, the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, and to equal opportunity.

How to apply

Specific enquiries may be directed to:

Professor Jeff Smith
(03) 479 5467

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAAa7

Listed 12:49 PM 03 September 2020
Closes 27 September 2020

Tertiary provider details

University of Otago

Type: University

Physical address:
362 Leith Street, Dunedin North, Dunedin

Postal Address:
P O Box 56, Dunedin, 9054