Academic Instructor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF2002043
  • Job Title: Academic Instructor
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What you will do

You will be delivering Electronics training to naval personnel. This is a class room/lab based teaching role, working with groups of approx. 12 students typically aged 18 – 30. 

In addition to teaching, this role includes:

  • Maintaining course material so it’s relevant to industry and unit standards; 
  • Course development & planning; 
  • Marking trainees work; 
  • Conducting assessments; and
  • Maintaining equipment used in instruction and associated administration. 

What we need

A person who will bring expertise in electronics engineering and electro technology. This experience enables you to prepare and conduct practical learning scenarios in a laboratory setting and deliver lessons in the classroom up to NZQA level 4.

You may already be in an industry specific teaching position or working in the industry and feel the time is right to pass on your expertise and turn your hand to more of an instructional/teaching role.

Whatever your current situation, you will be confident in your expertise and able to teach it to others. You will be a Subject Matter Expert in your field.

The team of instructors you will be joining have a wealth of knowledge and expertise amongst them; they are diverse, supportive and passionate about the work they do. 

You will need to have a tertiary qualification preferably, in electro technology/electronic engineering and ideally a qualification in instructing and sound knowledge of the NZQA framework.

Who we are

The Academic School is one of the specialist educational and training units within the RNZN’s Fleet Personnel and Training Organisation and its prime focus is to deliver the theoretical aspects of electronics and engineering training through subjects such as mathematics, mechanics, electronics, thermos dynamics and technical drawing to train Royal New Zealand Navy Technicians (Electronics, Propulsion, Electrical) to enable them to carry out assigned tasks at sea and ashore. 

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.  

Why Us 

This is a great opportunity to really contribute to the delivery of future talent for the Royal New Zealand Navy.

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

  • Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Free access to pools and gyms on bases and camps;
  • Access to comprehensive discount handbook for members & immediate family;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year.

How to Apply 

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.