Animal Care / Veterinary Nursing Work Placement Coordinator / Tutor


Wellington, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Dec 21

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Permanent, full-time

About the role - Te kaupapa

WelTec and Whitireia School of Health and Social Services are looking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic Work Placement Coordinator/Tutor Animal Care and Veterinary Nursing.

The ideal applicant will have the following skills and knowledge:

  • A qualification at level five or above in the area of Veterinary Nursing or Veterinary Science
  • Relevant experience in the Animal Care or Veterinary industry
  • Experience in teaching and a relevant adult teaching qualification is desirable, but not essential
  • An ability to adapt teaching practices to meet the needs of a diverse range of students
  • A student-centred focus and skills in relationship building with students
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a dedicated teaching team and members of the wider WelTec and Whitireia teams
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt and problem-solve

The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the development of teaching and assessment material for the programme and support students with the development of literacy and numeracy skills.

What we can offer you

We know it's important to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We offer a number of services and benefits to support our staff.

When you work with us, we can offer you some of the following benefits:

  • Free car parking
  • Onsite cafe at Whitireia and WelTec campuses
  • Rewards and recognitions programme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A range of wellness initiatives
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Staff discounts via our app at selected retailers

Whitireia and WelTec have been strategic partners since 2012, delivering a range of career training choices and vast opportunities for schools, staff and students.

We are a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology).

We are known for our distinctiveness (Ahureitanga) and we have special relationships with mana whenua WelTec with Te Ātiawa and Whitireia with Ngāti Toa. Together, we are more than the sum of our parts.

Mā tātou, mō tātou Ko WelTec ki Te Ātiawa, ko Whitireia ki Ngāti Toa. E haere kōtui nei me kura-takahi-puni tātou.

Whitireia and WelTec's vision (Whakakitenga) is:

  • Learning together. Transforming lives. Te ako ngātahi. Te whakaahua kētanga o te tangata

How to apply - Me pēhea te tono

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