Academic Staff Member - Finance

Lower Hutt

Academic Staff Member - Finance

Tēnā koe. Nau mai ki te Kuratini Tuwhera. The Kuratini Tuwhera is Aotearoa New Zealand's leading distance and online learning provider.

We specialise in taking the learning to our students, focusing on enabling the success of approximately 30,000 students each year.

We're a place where you can make a difference. At the Open Polytechnic we offer a wide range of learning disciplines from Real Estate to Social Work, Construction and Education.

From our Academic Staff Members to our Student Journey Centre, we ensure our students are at the heart of everything we do, every step of the way.

About the role

We're looking for a full-time Academic Staff Member to join our Financial Services team on a 12 month fixed term contract to facilitate learning on the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services programmes.

All these courses are delivered online.

This role reports to a Programme Delivery Manager. Ideally, you have worked in the financial services industry and have completed the National/New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services or equivalent.

Along with this if you have the following skills and experience, we want to hear from you:

  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish rapport and credibility to work with a wide range of people in a collegial, constructive manner
  • High level of judgement, flexibility, self-motivation and responsiveness.

About you

You will have a passion for impacting the lives of everyday people and seeing them achieve their educational goals and dreams.

You will also constantly be striving to be the best you can be, just as our students do and you pride yourself on the quality of your work.

You will have

  • A National Certificate in Financial Services (or equivalent)
  • Education or teaching experience
  • The ability to facilitate online learning at scale using digital technologies

About us

The Kuratini Tuwhera has an enviable reputation in the vocational sector with a campus situated in the Hutt Valley.

We offer our people, free car parking on campus, flexible working options, a modernised working environment, subsidised school holiday programmes for your children, free fitness classes, and an on-site café.

We are proud of our kaimahi and value every contribution from all of our people.

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Applications must be submitted online via our career's website. Contact Igor Maksimov at with any questions about the role.

Applications close 10pm Wednesday 8 July 2020.

Noho ora mai. Tēnā koe.

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