Mentor in mathematics
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland
For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand's defining University.
Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities is a research-informed professional learning and development approach. We are now seeking to appoint a dynamic facilitator to join our mentor team based in Auckland on a full-time, fixed-term appointment, 24-Jan-2022 through to 23 Jan 2023.
You will work with teachers during mathematics lessons in a range of South Auckland schools. Supporting them to develop their mathematics teaching in an ambitious, culturally sustaining way. You will also take the lead in professional development meetings.
To do this well, you will have the following:
- A relevant teaching qualification
- Recent teaching experience in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Some experience and understanding of Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities
- Evidence of application of best-practice in mathematics teaching in your pedagogy
You will be knowledgeable about Pasifika and other diverse cultures and will enjoy working across a diverse range of schools.
Massey University is committed to being a Treaty of Waitangi-led organisation. It is therefore expected that you will have or be committed to develop an appreciation of the Aotearoa New Zealand context and a demonstrable empathy towards the needs and aspirations of indigenous peoples.
The Institute of Education is actively committed to develop a diverse staffing profile that matches that of New Zealand society.
All completed applications must please be submitted via the Massey careers portal.
Reference number: CHSS_IE_1076_08/21
For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz
How to apply
Enquiries of an academic nature can be directed to:
Dr. Jodie Hunter, Institute of Education, Massey University
(06) 951 9000 extn 86000
Tertiary provider details
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Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, 4442