Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Midwifery

  • Wellington Central
  • Contract
  • Thu Sep 15 22:58:20 2022
  • 4029

  • Do you have demonstrated evidence of successful teaching in midwifery at pre-registration/tertiary level?
  • Are you a registered Midwife with a current MCNZ practicing certificate?
  • Do you have a completed Master’s degree in a relevant field, or other relevant qualifications commensurate with the role?

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 for an experienced midwifery clinician for the role of Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Midwifery to join the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice. The Senior Lecturer (Teaching) will be expected to teach into the Bachelor of Midwifery and potentially the Master of Health (Midwifery) programmes. The Senior Lecturer (Teaching) is expected to continue to build upon their teaching expertise and teach across all three trimesters of the university calendar.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching in the Bachelor of Midwifery Programme within the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice
  • Play an active role in the development of taught content in the undergraduate Bachelor of Midwifery Programme within the School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice, including on-going curriculum review of module content and materials and contribution to learning and teaching strategy
  • Contribute to the development of the school’s wider academic and strategic direction and planning
  • Engage in professional development that leads to enhanced teaching practice and inclusion of practitioner perspectives
  • Contribute to the School’s engagement with stakeholders, particularly in respect of health agencies, including with government, district heath boards and partners relevant to our capital city location.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

The incumbent will be an enthusiastic teacher, with a Masters in a relevant field and experience commensurate with the level of appointment. The following attributes are essential:

  • Registered Midwife with a current MCNZ practicing certificate
  • A completed Master’s degree in a relevant field, or other relevant qualifications commensurate with the role
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching in midwifery at pre-registration/tertiary level
  • Demonstrated evidence of developing skill with a range of pedagogies and technologies.
  • Demonstrated evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Evidence of commitment to the use of technology and innovation to enhance teaching practice

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

Te Wāhanga Tātai Hauora Wellington Faculty of Health is the newest Faculty at Te Herenga Waka, established in 2017. We are a team of passionate researchers and teachers from across the University that help prepare the next generation of health sector professionals in making a difference to New Zealanders’ health and wellbeing. We value collaboration, innovative thinking, excellence in teaching, and critical and transformational engagement. We are committed to upholding the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and implementing the University’s Māori strategic outcomes framework “Mai i te Iho ki te Pae”, and to the success of Māori and Pasifika students.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 19 October 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Associate Professor Robyn Maude Robyn.Maude@vuw.ac.nz But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

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