Carpentry Tutor

Permanent, full-time 

We are looking for a new carpentry tutor to join our highly successful team delivering construction programs to our students.

About the role | Te Kaupapa

Key responsibilities include facilitating teaching, learning and assessment for carpentry students, with courses including a strong hands-on practical learning component.

Teaching qualifications and experience are not essential for this position however preference will be given to applicants with some ability in teaching, coaching or mentoring youth or young adults; e.g. supervising apprentices or other workers on the job.

Successful applicants without teaching qualifications will be supported to achieve a Diploma in Adult Tertiary Teaching or similar tertiary teaching qualification through on-job training and development.

To be successful, you will have broad experience in the industry and a relevant qualification (i.e. New Zealand Certificate or National Certificate in Carpentry) and be a Licensed Building Practitioner or capable of becoming licensed.

The role may involve teaching duties at either of our Porirua or Petone sites depending on student enrolment numbers. Applicants will be required to undergo a Police Vetting check in order to work with young people and should hold a current driver’s license.

Key attributes for the role are good communication skills, a positive attitude towards helping younger people learn new skills and a reasonable level of physical fitness. If you would like to make a strong contribution to a dedicated and friendly team within a progressive educational environment we would like to hear from you.

About our Organisations

Whitireia and WelTec have been strategic partners since 2012, delivering a range of career training choices and vast opportunities for schools, staff and students. Now we’re one of New Zealand’s most impressive, globally competitive tertiary institutions. Together, will lead and illuminate our communities through tertiary education.

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 & 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

Click on the “Apply Now” and complete the on-line application form.  Please note it is important that you complete all sections of the on-line application.

For other information please email

Applications Close: 5 March 2023