Tutor - Midwifery (3120) Newtown, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Are you a registered midwife looking for an opportunity to tutor tertiary students on a part-time basis?
  • Do you have a genuine interest in supporting and developing students in their learning?
  • Are you well organised with excellent communication skills?

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

Applications are invited from Registered Midwives with a Postgraduate Qualification to work part-time as tutors supporting the new Bachelor of Midwifery programme in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice at Victoria University of Wellington.

The work involves assisting course coordinators with the marking of assessments, tutorials, and following student midwives in Clinical Learning Experiences for the Bachelor of Midwifery.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

It is expected that successful applicants will meet the below selection criteria:

Selection criteria – essential

  • Engaged in ongoing Postgraduate Study, Masters or PhD in the respective subject area;
  • Registered Midwife with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand;
  • Outgoing personality and an interest in the support and development of students;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Well organised and reliable;
  • Ability to work as a team member that includes academics & professional staff;
  • Willingness to follow school processes a must;

All applicants must be eligible to work in NZ and hold a relevant work visa.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 23 January 2022.

Contact Details for Vacancy:  If you have any questions regarding this role please contact School Director, Associate Professor Kathy Holloway (Kathy.Holloway@vuw.ac.nz). 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: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19.

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 erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.