Learning Facilitator – Animal Management

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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Part Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 08-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/912379
  • Job Title: Learning Facilitator – Animal Management
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Learning Facilitator – Animal Management

City Campus

Fixed term, Part time


  • Provide tutorial and learning support to students
  • Deliver theoretical and practical content to animal management students 
  • Experience working with animals


Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region.  Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students’ success.

The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health (NMA) offers a range of programmes from entry level through to master’s degrees for those working in or seeking careers in the wider health and wellbeing sectors. These include certificate level and programmes in health and wellbeing, the New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing, bachelor’s degrees in nursing, midwifery, social work, medical imaging, osteopathy and applied sciences, graduate certificate and diploma programmes and post graduate certificates, diplomas and master’s degrees in health science and nursing. The Department has over 1700 full time equivalent students and a staff of over 100 highly qualified professionals, many of whom are active researchers.


The Role

The objective of a learning facilitator is to assist the learning process under the supervision and direction of an academic staff member in the Animal Science team. The actual work performed by learning facilitators will be those tasks the academic staff member deems appropriate to the delegate, provided that the day to day learning and teaching programmes and any development of course and curriculum content, remain the responsibility of the Academic Staff member. Two days a week you will be required to work with students at the SPCA assisting them with their practical placement and providing tutorial assistance to the student. Other teaching into the animal management and the L5 programme may be required depending on the skill set of the applicant.



  • Work with students and support individual and group teaching situations
  • Facilitate the learning of practical skills and provide feedback to students on their learning and progress
  • Work with Animal management agencies to access and maintain positive learning experiences for students



  • A qualification in Animal Management or a related discipline
  • Current industry/discipline knowledge
  • Training or experience in a teaching role
  • Experience working with young people and volunteers



Enjoy excellent employment conditions, professional and skill development, a great central city location and access to modern on-site facilities including Gym/Recreation Centre with free staff yoga and group fitness sessions, Library, Visions on Campus Restaurant, two Childcare Centres and a Health Centre.


To Apply

We accept applications via our online application system.  For a job description and/or to apply online please visit http://www.ara.ac.nz/about-us/work-at-ara.

If you have any queries in relation to the vacancy or application process, please contact the People and Culture team via PeopleandCulture@ara.ac.nz or 03 940 8623. Emailed applications will not be considered.


Applications close – Wednesday 20 November 2019