Tutor - Introduction to Māori Health

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Part-time
  • UoA Department Name: Te Kupenga Hauora Maori
  • Advert Closing Date: 12/07/2020
  • Campus: Grafton Campus
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term
  • Position Number: 55566033

Company Description

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s pre-eminent University, with a turnover of $1.1bn, including research revenue of over $200m generated across eight diverse faculties and two research institutes. With over 6,000 staff and 42,000 students, the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s most significant and complex entities.

A unique tutoring opportunity is available in Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, as a Tutor for our MAORIHTH 201 paper - a key component of the Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences’ Vision 20:20, which is committed to increasing the number of Māori and Pacific health professionals.

The opportunity

  • This tutoring role is for the MAORIHTH 201 paper, which presents an introduction to Māori health.
  • Key tasks of this role will include the organising, implementing and supervising of tutorial sessions; assisting in the marking of assessments and examinations, and contributing to the delivery of key cultural components as part of the programme.
  • There will also be some administration work required.

Who are we looking for?

  • The tutor will be an important person who actively contributes and works collaboratively with the Course Coordinator and wider team to ensure cultural and academic requirements are met.
  • You’ll be qualified to at least bachelors level in a relevant subject area (such as health science, public health, social science or Indigenous studies).
  • You will have previous tutoring experience, and be passionate about working with Māori and Pacific students.
  • You’ll be independent and self-driven, flexible and transparent, with a can-do attitude.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge around key conceptual content and have strong literacy and academic writing background.

This role is available on a fixed-term basis until the end of 30th November 2020 and is based at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori, on the University of Auckland’s Grafton Campus.

For more detailed information on the role accountabilities and requirements, please review this Position Description HERE


Why work with us

The University is proud to offer an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. As well as:

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum. (pro-rated)
  • Flexible employment practices
  • Career development programmes.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment that directly contributes to improving the lives of students

For more information on the benefits of working here, please see our Staff Benefits page.



Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Sunday, 12 July 2020. 

Additional Information

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

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