Painting and Decorating Lecturer

Listed 14 days Ago
Otago Polytechnic

College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences

Permanent, Full-time

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We seek a qualified Painter and/or Decorator to join our team as a Lecturer in the newly created Painting and Decorating programme area based at our Dunedin Campus. You will be able to share your knowledge, experience, passion and creativity with learners interested in painting and decorating

You will teach trade skills and knowledge to students doing pre-trade learning on campus and while they undertake their in-work training via an apprenticeship scheme.  You will be responsible for guiding, teaching and contributing towards the student experience.

The successful applicant will have:

· Trade Certificate qualifications in Painting and/or Decorating or have extensive relevant experience.   

· A tertiary teaching qualification or have a willingness to work towards one.

· Experience in supporting and mentoring young people in industry based training and off job training would be preferred

· Current First Aid certificate (preferred)

· Site Safe Passport or equivalent ie Hazard Co (preferred)

· A strong commitment to the support and training of our tauira (learners) and to meeting their diverse cultural and learning needs

· Alignment and be able to contribute to the values and strategic priorities of Otago Polytechnic 

Support will be given for safety, first aid and teaching formal qualifications so if you don’t hold these but are passionate about educating our learners in this field then please apply

The role includes face to face and blended teaching and learning for theory and practical work at Otago Polytechnic as well as managing students placed in apprenticeships with employers in the Otago region so some travelling will be required. Hours will need to be worked flexibly around the needs of students, apprentices and employers.

For specific information contact Mark Cartwright 0800 786 762 or 

For a position description or to apply please click on the link

Applications close 5pm, Friday 10 December 2021

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