Work at WITT

 


Welcome

WITT is a great place to work!  On this page, you will see a snapshot of our recent Engagement and Climate Survey results.  We have, over the past three years, improved our Engagement Index score to 75.96% (for comparison, the State Sector score is 69%).  Everyone in the WITT team is committed to year on year improvements in communication, engagement, and outcomes for our learners and our community.

The filling of all staff vacancies is consistent with our hiring policy (link here) (note this is currently under review but much of the information will remain unchanged), and every member of the team goes through the process of interviews, references and police checks.  In this way, we have the time to ensure that you are a fit for us, and we are a fit for you. We urge you to read our strategic plan, and the information about us, reflect on our role and our values, and if our workplace sounds like somewhere you would like to make a difference, then please, get in touch, even if you don’t see a vacancy listed here.  We are always looking for talent that will make our waka go faster!

In the first instance, please contact Vicki Bouterey in HR at hr@witt.ac.nz 06 757 3100 ext 8971.

 

 


Current Vacancies

Carpentry Trades Technician/Tutor Support

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments.

We are looking to recruit full-time fixed term Carpentry Trades Technician/Tutor Support to be part of our trade’s team. You will be part of an energetic, engaging and professional team that will fully support not only the students but also your own development.

You will need to be a highly effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies.

Key Tasks for this role include:

  • Source and order materials for projects
  • Carry out fault finding procedures and necessary repairs to equipment
  • Keep up to date maintenance records
  • Ensuring equipment is repaired and maintained
  • Support teaching as required
  • Being proactive in Health and Safety. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a qualified carpenter/joiner
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Is competent with technology and databases
  • has excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to people of all ages
  • is able to undertake evening work if required

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here - Role Description

In return, we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community. 

If you are an effective communicator who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz. 

This is vacancy number 18004.

Applications close 9 am, 5 March 2018.


Electrical Trades Technician/Tutor Support

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments.

We are looking to recruit full-time fixed term Electrical Trades Technician/Tutor Support to be part of our trade’s team. You will be part of an energetic, engaging and professional team that will fully support not only the students but also your own development.

You will need to be a highly effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies.

Key Tasks for this role include:

  • Carry out all the general electrical work such as testing and repair in the trades department
  • Carry out fault finding procedures and necessary repairs to equipment
  • Ensuring equipment is repaired and maintained
  • Providing support to the electrical tutors
  • Being proactive in Health and Safety. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a full electrical registration with a current practising certificate
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Is competent with technology and databases
  • has excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to people of all ages
  • is able to undertake evening work if required

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here - Role Description

In return, we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community.  

If you are an effective communicator who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz. 

This is vacancy number 18041.

Applications close 9am, 5 March 2018.


Facilities Technician

We are looking for applications from those who are interested becoming part of our busy Corporate Services Team as a Facilities Technician.  This role is part time 20 hours per week.  

We are looking for someone to;

  • log and action our facilities work requests in a timely manner
  • create and maintain WITT’s key database, stocks and issue keys in accordance with policy
  • coordinate and monitor WITT’s vehicle fleet,  including fleet booking and presentation
  • able to provide exceptional customer service

You would need to:

  • be computer literate
  • have excellent communication
  • have a clean full drivers licence

The position will include a variety of tasks, no two days will be the same and may include some lifting.  Manual handling skills desirable although training will be provided.  To succeed in this role you will need to be a self-starter, show intuitive but also be able to follow instructions provided by the line manager. For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here - Role Description.

In return, we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community. 

If you are an effective communicator and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz

This is vacancy number 18047

Application for this position close at 9 am, Monday 5 March 2018.


Chef Tutor

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments.

We are looking to recruit a full time/fixed term Academic Staff Member to teach on our Levels 3 – 4 cookery programmes. You will be part of an energetic, engaging and professional team that will fully support not only the students but also your own development.

You will need to be a highly effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies.

Key Tasks for this role include:

  • Academic teaching and assessment for courses indicated
  • Participating in the process of student evaluations, modifying teaching practices where required and continuing the development of new and engaging teaching materials
  • Recognising student support needs and engaging with teams across WITT to create student success. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • has several years’ work experience in the industry
  • holds a formal chef qualification
  • has a background that includes skills in knowledge transfer
  • has excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to people of all ages
  • is able to undertake evening work if required

Teaching qualifications and/or experience is an advantage but not essential.

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here.

In return, we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community. 

If you are an effective communicator who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz. 

This is vacancy number 18052.

Applications close 9 am, Monday 5th March 2018.


Academic Staff Member, School of Nursing

The School of Nursing at WITT is looking to recruit a part-time/fixed term Academic Staff member for our very successful Nursing Academic Team. Applicants will need to be a registered nurse with a current NCNZ APC with recent clinical experience.

We are looking for someone who;

  • has at least five years’ work experience specific to relevant clinical fields of practice
  • ideally holds a Masters or post graduate qualification in a related area of nursing or education, or be prepared to work towards a Masters Qualification
  • Enjoys working with nursing students.

It is desirable that you would;

  • have experience in a teaching and learning environment and have demonstrated an innovative approach to delivery
  • be actively engaged or have an interest in research
  • Strong information technology skills and experience in online learning platforms.

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position please review the Role Description which can be found here Academic Staff Member

In return we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in those within Taranaki. 

If you are an effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz.

This is vacancy number 18029

Applications close 9 am Monday 26 February 2018.

 


Expression of Interest - Academic Staff Member, Foundation Studies

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments.

The Education and Pathways department at WITT is looking for expressions of interest from those who are interested becoming part of our passionate Foundation Studies Team to deliver courses in our Level 2 and 4 programmes.  The roles will be fixed term/part-time.

We are looking for people who would be able to teach in the following areas:

  • Level Four Sociology – introduce the components that help shape New Zealand society
  • Level Four Communication Skills – develop reading, writing and interpersonal skills in preparation for the literacy demands of further tertiary study
  • Level Four Career Preparation and Study Skills – develop skills for academic study
  • Level Two Foundation Skills, This is Me, Tenei ahau – Te Ao Maori and literacy and numeracy are integrated throughout this course
  • Level Two Foundation Skills, This is Me in the Wider World, Tenei ahau ki roto I te Ao whanui – solve a problem in a real-world setting building on skills taught in the previous course
  • Level Two Foundation Skills, This is my pathway, Tenei Taku Haerenga – prepare students to pathway further academic study or vocational learning

It is desirable that you would:

  • have experience in a teaching and learning environment and have demonstrated an innovative approach to delivery
  • have strong information technology skills and experience in online learning platforms

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here - Role Description

In return, we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community. 

If you are an effective communicator who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz

 


WHY WE WORK WHERE WE DO

WITT aims to provide high quality and innovative vocational-based education and training. We want our graduates to be work ready and employable to meet the needs of businesses and industries in our region.
 

THE TARANAKI REGION

Taranaki has recently been judged as the best place to live in New Zealand and the Best Small City in the World.

There is so much to discover in Taranaki - the thrill of a mountain view, world-class cafes and restaurants and the pleasure of a good time. You can walk or cycle the Coastal Walkway and visit world-renowned parks and gardens.  From the mountain and National Park to the coast and everything in-between, Taranaki is never short of places to go - whatever the weather!

To find out more about living and work in Taranaki follow this link http://liveandwork.taranaki.info/