Kaiako – Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work – Two Positions, Hamilton


Permanent, Full-time

Mangakōtukutuku Campus-Hamilton 

(Staring January 2020)

We are seeking two full time Kaiako to deliver our Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work programme in Hamilton, however, part time opportunities may be considered to deliver specific modules based on applicants experience, strengths and commitments.

The duty of these roles is to teach the Bachelor of Bicultural Social Work, involving but not limited to developing lesson plans, presenting material to tauira, responding to tauira learning needs, and evaluating tauira progress. The successful candidates will be required to engage in Rangahau and to maintain currency of subject knowledge.

These candidates will required to be appropriately skilled and qualified to teach at TWoA. This entails a combination of being skilled in TWoA indigenous teaching practices and holding appropriate tertiary credentials to meet delivery and sector requirements.

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree (L9) in social work or related subject

Ideally, applicants will have or be able obtain:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Tertiary Teaching Level 5 (NZCATT L5) or equivalent
  • Either attest equivalence for NZQA standards required to assess and moderate this programme OR hold the NZ Certificate in Assessment Practice (L4) (NZCAP) or equivalent
  • Full and current NZ Driver Licence


  • Full and current registration with the NZ Social Work Registration Board
  • Clean Police Record

Candidates will ideally have the following experience:

  • Proven experience in a related role
  • Adult teaching experience

Whilst teaching experience is highly valued at TWoA, newly qualified Kaiako with relevant qualifications but with no or limited previous teaching experience will also be considered.

Ahuatanga Māori:

  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of te reo and tikanga Māori within a bicultural framework
  • Engages in cultural activities (e.g. Karakia, Pōwhiri/Whakatau) and has a sound understanding of Āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga)
  •  Embraces a Māori world view underpinned by TWoA values of Te Aroha, Te Whakapono, Ngā Ture and Kotahitanga and can actively apply TWoA values in the workplace


  • Free Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • Free Car parking
  • On-going training & development
  • Competitive Salary

If you wish to be involved in this exciting initiative and have a passion for seeing communities succeed in education, then we would like to hear from you.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/

Enquiries to: Sarah Tuhakaraina


Position Closes Sunday 8 December 2019