Manager Educational Delivery – Social Services

Permanent Full-time

Manager Educational Delivery – Social Services




Ref: 17AKEI164B

Te Wananga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers offering a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications to New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life.

We invite applications for Kaiwhakahaere Ako (Manager Educational Delivery) to manage, develop and monitor the education delivery within the Social Work programme in the Te Kei Takiwa.

Duties for this role include the planning and implementation of programme delivery; providing leadership, academic management and support to academic kaimahi (staff); being responsible for the teaching and learning activities of programmes delivered at the Porirua and Palmerston North campuses; and ensuring all programmes offered are delivered according to the curriculum guidelines and compliance is monitored following the policies and standards.

Applicants will have a Master’s Degree and current Social Work registration, proven experience for teaching adults, demonstrated experience in staff management and relevant research experience with published and peer reviewed outputs. A clean, full New Zealand driver’s licence is required. Managing staff at the two campuses will require the successful applicant some travel.

This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Vulnerable Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check, inclusive of Police Vetting, under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014. The ability to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Police Vet throughout employment with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Skills required for this role include excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent relationship management skills, excellent planning and project/task managements skills along with proven ability to anticipate leadership requirements and provide timely information to support decision making.

The ability to understand and converse in Te Reo Maori and an understanding of Maori values, culture and Tikanga would be an advantage.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site:

Enquiries to 03 353 6500 or

Closes:  18 October 2017 

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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Job no: 17AKEI164B


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