Professional Teaching Fellow – Midwifery (0.6 FTE) (2527) Wellington Central, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Are you a New Zealand registered Midwife with a current practising certificate?
  • Do you have a Masters in Midwifery or a relevant field and is interested in doctoral preparation?
  • Are you experienced in adult teaching in Midwifery with some familiarity in teaching practice and educational technology?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Kaiwhakaako Ngaio/Professional Teaching Fellow in Midwifery (0.6 FTE) to teach into a number of our Bachelor of Midwifery courses. You will be expected to work closely with other academic staff and to be contributing member of the School team. This is a permanent position starting in late 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to bring your midwifery skills and experience to the School, which is uniquely located at Wellington Regional Hospital in New Zealand's capital city. You would be joining a growing and dynamic midwifery programme at the Faculty of Health.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

Ideally, you will have the following:

Key Requirements:

  • New Zealand Registered Midwife with a current practising certificate.
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications.
  • Experience in adult teaching in midwifery.
  • Some familiarity with teaching practice and educational technology.
  • Able to work co-operatively, respect and be open with others in a team setting in order to achieve results and team goals.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 29 October 2021

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Kathy Holloway, The School Director at But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.