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Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Lecturer

Lecturer – School of Occupational Therapy

Full time, Fixed Term

We are looking for a registered occupational therapist that holds a current annual practising certificate who can provide excellent teaching and inspire our students to achieve at their highest level.

You will have an understanding of the range, diversity, core values and beliefs of the occupational therapy profession. You will be occupation focussed and have a sound theoretical knowledge as well as being able to analyse complex situations and develop clear plans of action.

The following areas of teaching are of particular importance but not limited to:

  • Neurology
  • Physical Dysfunction
  • Kinesiology
  • Ergonomics
  • Applied Occupational Therapy practice

We welcome applications for the full time fixed term role or parts of it depending on experience and availability.  Please state this preference in your cover letter.

For an experienced educator there may be an opportunity to undertake coordination activities within the programme.

A teaching qualification, Masters in OT and an established research profile would be an advantage

For specific information please contact Jackie Herkt, 0800 762 786

Applications close 5pm, 8th December 2014

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15659/

Cook

Dunedin City - Otago

Cook

This position involves the preparation of morning, afternoon teas and lunch, the cleaning of the dining room keeping the laundry up to date.

You will need to be passionate about food and be competent creating a menu that appeals to children, is age and dietary appropriate and is heart healthy. It is desirable that you have a food handling certificate or be willing to achieve this qualification soon after you commence.

Hours of work will be between 9am and 3:30 pm daily with flexibility required.

For specific information contact Karen McCutcheon, phone 0800 762 786.

Closing Date: 2nd December 2014

 

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15634/

Early Childhood Teacher

Dunedin City - Otago

Early Childhood Teacher

30 hours per week working in the under two’s area. You will need to be have experience working in a Centre environment with children under the age of two and have a passion for this age group. You will be a fully contributing team member so experience in forming positive relationships with teaching colleagues, children and parents; assisting in children’s profiles and writing creative learning stories is required. A sense of humour, excellent communication skills and relaxed personality is highly desirable.

The position is fixed term commencing February 2015 ending first week of December 2015.

You will also hold a current First Aid Certificate or be willing to get one as soon as practical.

For specifi c information contact Karen McCutcheon, phone 0800 762 786.

Closing Date 2nd December 2014

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15633/

Unqualified or Teacher-in-Training

Dunedin City - Otago

Unqualified or Teacher-in-Training

Otago Polytechnic’s Child Care Centre, Polykids, is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and dedicated educators who have a passion working with children.

Position 1: 18 hours per week morning to lunch, cover for non-contact time

Position 2: Over Two’s. 20 hours per week. 10.15am – 2.15pm

These positions are suitable for teachers in training and unqualified applicants with experience in early childhood services.

Applications Close on the 2nd December 2014. For specific information about the position, please contact Karen McCutcheon, 0800 762 786

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15632/

Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Lecturer

Passionate, supportive and high performing team are seeking an outstanding individual for a 0.5 FTE permanent lecturer position on the level four Certificate in Human Services.

Are you excited by the prospect of making education accessible and fun for a diverse range of adult learners? Are you passionate about working from a social justice and strengths perspective? Are you calm, creative, adaptable, warm, dedicated, motivated and optimistic?

If so, we may have the perfect job for you. The successful candidate will have experience working in the disability field and a broad knowledge of social service and mental health provision. They’ll be able to establish rapport and facilitate learning with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds. They’ll have advanced computer literacy, be internet savvy and be comfortable and confidant delivering material in face to face and in online settings. The human services team value a can do attitude, flexibility, participation, compassion, commitment to excellence, integrity and a sense of humour. If this seems like it might be just the challenge you’re looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close: 4th December

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15631/

Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Lecturer

School of Social Services: Certificate for Health Care Assistants (Level 3)

Passionate, supportive and high performing team are seeking an outstanding individual for a 0.6 FTE fixed term lecturer position to develop and deliver a new level 3 certificate for health care assistants.

This is an exciting new pilot programme developed in consultation with the DHB which aims to up skill health care assistants already working in the industry. We are looking for a high achieving and compassionate individual who has the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with students and health care professionals and providers. The successful candidate will have good understanding of health issues and current knowledge of the health industry. They’ll be highly organised, pay attention to details, have good administrative skills and be able to create learner friendly, and interactive online and face to face teaching programmes.

The certificate team value a can do attitude, flexibility, participation, compassion, commitment to excellence, integrity and a sense of humour. If this seems like the challenge you’ve been looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close: 4th December

 

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15630/

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

Dunedin City - Otago

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

The School of Social Services has an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer role within the Bachelor of Social Services in the Career Practice Field.

You will:

  • Hold an appropriate tertiary qualification in the Career field.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of current theory and models in the Career sector, current National and International Career strategies.
  • Have a clear understanding of the development of Career Practice models including contemporary issues in Career Practice.
  • Have extensive experience of working in the career field, experience of work in a range of career settings would be an advantage.
  • Be able to facilitate career focused workshops on the full range of career development strategies.
  • Possess well-developed Career Practice skills for practical work.
  • Work with community agencies to develop placement and enterprise opportunities.
  • Demonstrate confidence and competence in using a range of communication strategies including: oral delivery and public speaking, written communication, online presentation and social media skills.
  • It is expected the successful applicant will be a member of an appropriate professional body (eg CDANZ) or will become one as soon as possible.
  • Experience in research would be an advantage but is not essential if you have the passion and drive for this position.

For specific information contact Margaret McKenzie, phone 0800 762 786.

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 4 December 2014.

 

http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15629/

Chef

Dunedin City - Otago

Chef

Our commercial catering, café and restaurant operation is in need of an experienced and motivated chef to help run a busy kitchen with multiple outlets and off-site catering.

Our new Chef will be passionate about the cooking and presentation of food. You will be flexible regarding hours and tasks and enjoy being part of a dynamic team. Working with, and mentoring students will be part of this role, while maintaining high standards of quality control, hygiene and health and safety. Ensuring our customers get the highest quality of service and product is paramount. We are looking for a reliable, bright and friendly personality whose skill and effectiveness will be backed by relevant experience.

This is a full time position on a roster from Monday to Sunday.

For specific information contact Mark Lane, Team Leader on 0800 762 786.

Applications close Monday 1 December 2014. Interviews proposed for 8th December 2014.

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15620/

International Student Accommodation Coordinator

Dunedin City - Otago

International Student Accommodation Coordinator

Otago Polytechnic is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.

We seek a person to manage and coordinate the accommodation requirements of International Students who come to Otago Polytechnic to study. You will be part of the Student Success team and will be expected to work independently, as well as part of the team.

This is a part time role and the person responsible will need to be able to work flexible hours.

High quality customer service is required, together with excellent communication skills. A highly professional manner is required when interacting with families.

Essential is an understanding of and empathy for International Students with sensitivity to the different cultures religions and ethnicity.

Knowledge and experience of a tertiary environment is preferred.

For specific enquiries please contact Kitty Keogh, 0800 762 786

Closing date 8th December 2014

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15615/

Disabilities Support Advisor

Dunedin City - Otago

Disabilities Support Advisor

Otago Polytechnic is seeking an Advisor to support students with impairments. This role will be within a great team of people who work to support the students of Otago Polytechnic.  The Student Success team are committed to ensuring students have access to support to enable them to be successful with their studies.

We seek a person who will provide high quality support services to tertiary students who identify with impairments, within a student centred approach.

A professional and flexible approach to the role is essential, while being responsible for appropriate attitudes toward students and treating their decisions and choices with respect.

You will encourage students to develop a sense of independence and honour their rights to dignity, privacy and confidentiality.

Strong interpersonal listening and communications skills are essential along with excellent organisational skills. Advanced computer skills are essential and the ability to manage time effectively

It is essential to have an in depth knowledge of Kia Orite / Achieving Equity and aim to create a fully inclusive environment for students with impairments.

Knowledge and experience of a tertiary environment is preferred.

For specific enquiries please contact Kitty Keogh, 0800 762 786

Applications Close 8th December 2014

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http://www.qjumpers.co.nz/job-seeker/job-detail/15613/

Learning Advisor - 0.6 FTE

Student Sucess Team

Otago Polytechnic is seeking a Learning Advisor to join a busy Student Success team supporting students.

We seek a highly organised, self-motivated and experienced Advisor to provide learning support and guidance to students across the schools of Otago Polytechnic

You will exhibit excellent organisational, administrative and time management skills, well developed oral, written and interpersonal skills and advanced computer skills. You will also have the ability to work within a team that has a strong commitment to providing an effective academic quality service.

Knowledge of teaching practice and experience in teaching within a tertiary institution is essential. The need to be able to support students in practical areas (trades) is an essential aspect of this position. The ability to appropriately support students from Foundation to post-graduate levels is a requirement.  An interest and ability to work with our statistics is also desirable for conveying information to schools.

You will have an ability to understand our partnership with Kai Tahu and to integrate sustainable practices within your teaching along with a willingness to use innovative new approaches to learning.

For further information please contact Kitty Keogh on 0800 762 786

Position Description

To apply for this position please complete the Employment Application Form and forward with your CV and cover letter to vacancies@op.ac.nz

Closing Date is 12pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014