Work at WITT

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WITT is a great place to work. The WITT team is committed to year on year improvements in communication, engagement, and outcomes for our learners and our community. Over the past three years we have improved our Engagement Index score to 75.96 per cent - a sound score in comparison to the state sector average of 69 per cent.

We urge you to read our strategic plan and the information about us on our website. Reflect on WITT’s mission and our values, and if WITT sounds like the workplace that will help you make a difference, please get in touch. We’d like to hear from you, even if you don’t see a vacancy listed here. We are always looking for talent that will help us to build brighter futures for our students.

Our hiring policy informs the filling of all staff vacancies and every member of the team goes through the process of interviews, reference checks and police checks. 

Please direct all questions and applications to our Human Resources Team on hr@witt.ac.nz  or 06 757 3100 ext 8971.


Current Vacancies

Barbering Tutor

We are looking to recruit someone on a part-time, 12 hours per week (Monday’s teaching from 9am to 2pm) for a short 7-week period.  This position is starting on 28 September and will teach Techniques in Barbering.

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly effective communicator who is committed to supporting, guiding and motivating students through the short course. You’ll also need:

  • At least 4 years of experience within the Barbering industry
  • The ability to perform effectively under busy conditions and meet deadlines
  • A high level of patience, empathy and cultural sensitivity
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Teaching experience is preferable but not necessary

This role is located within the School – Nursing, Health and Wellness

For the key responsibilities of this role, the Role Description can be found here, and our HR team is available via email to address any further questions: hr@witt.ac.nz.

If this sounds like you, please send in your application, CV and Cover Letter by 9am, 21 September 2020.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks, including Police Vetting under the Children's Act.


Pest Control Tutor

With the introduction of the New Zealand Pest Operations (Level 3) programme to WITT, the School - Trades Training, Primary and Creative Industries is looking to recruit tutor/s to teach on this programme.

We can offer full-time positions or part-time options, based at our Bell Street campus.

We bring the real-world to our students at WITT and we need you to impart your knowledge in your trade to the next generation. 

If you can tick the following boxes we'd love to hear from you:

  • Pest control skills and experience
  • Have experience with training or in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a diverse group of people
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills will be vital
  • Maintain a tidy and professional appearance
  • Be prepared to learn new technologies in teaching and learning

Previous academic experience would be an advantage, but we'd also love to see applications from those currently working in industry who would like to begin an academic career. WITT is very supportive of new lecturers and offers teacher coaching, professional development, and workshops on the essentials of teaching and learning.

At WITT we know that having a strong culture is vital to delivering on our vision – connecting people to their future. Like our learners, our people are at the centre of what we do.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please see the attached position description here.

To apply for the above position please submit your application CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz.

Applications close for this position on 9am, 21 September 2020.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks.


iQualify Support Specialist

The Western Institute of Technology (WITT), Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki, is the largest tertiary education provider in Taranaki. Our focus is on providing quality education that meets the needs of our region’s learners, industry and community.

We are looking to recruit someone on a part-time (24 hours a week) basis for a 12-month fixed term period to support the Principle Liaison Blended Delivery with the implementation of iQualify here at WITT.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have experience in

  • Training and learning management systems
  • A blended learning environment
  • Working effectivity with others.
  • Using proactive and excellent communication skills.
  • Understanding of student success and what this looks like.
  • Identifying and mitigating risk
  • iQualify experience preferred, but training will be given

For the key responsibilities of this role, the Role Description can be found here, and our HR team is available via email to address any further questions: hr@witt.ac.nz.

If this sounds like you, please send in your application, CV and Cover Letter by 9am, 23 September 2020.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks, including Police Vetting under the Children's Act.



WHY WE WORK WHERE WE DO

At WITT we know that having a strong culture is vital to delivering on our vision – to ensure success for every student. Like our learners, our people are at the centre of what we do.

WITT's focus is on innovation and the future.   We are committed the development of our people, providing excellent professional development opportunities and a supportive work environment. You’ll also get the chance to make a difference in people’s lives through education.

THE TARANAKI REGION

Taranaki has 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!

People say they love living in Taranaki because it’s a place where you can live a truly balanced lifestyle. From the natural landscape and coastline to the thriving arts, culture and food scene, Taranaki is a great place to call home.

To find out more about living and work in Taranaki follow this link.