Job title: Programme Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Education and Training
Functional Expertise: Māori
Salary type: Annual
Location: Whakatane District, Bay of Plenty
Job published: 21-03-2024
Job ID: 41956

Job Description

  • Develop and Lead work programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Join an amazing team where your passion is valued

This is a vibrant and exciting opportunity to work with a tertiary education institution based in Whakatāne and deliver on marae across Te Ika a Maui providing a dynamic learning environment.


Mō mātou – About Us

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi offers the highest standards of tertiary education from certificate to doctorate levels, including programmes for international scholars of indigenous studies. Our vision is to promote, grow and sustain Māori language, knowledge and culture, according to tikanga Māori practice.

Our programmes are designed to ensure academic excellence – we are benchmarking our programmes against those of other institutions and lifting the bar on standards. As we lift our research capacity, ongoing programme re-development will be informed by best practice.


Mō tēnei tūranga mahi – About the role

Reporting to the Quality Improvement Manager, you will be based in Whakatāne and be part of a passionate and kaupapa driven team that looks to lead and carry out programme development, approval, accreditation, and evaluation processes and functions for new and current Wānanga programmes.

Current mahi involves:

  • Writing, reviewing, and coordinating programme and course developments and redevelopments from Levels 0 to 10.
  • Coordinating new programme developments with staff within schools and contractors from levels 1-10.
  • Writing and reviewing academic policies.


Ko koe tēnei – About you

  • To be successful in this role you will bring:
  • Proven experience engaging and working alongside internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel and must hold a valid New Zealand license.
  • A relevant degree in Education or a related field.
  • Teaching qualification.
  • Tertiary teaching experience. 
  • Experience writing curriculum for new and/or redeveloped programmes in the tertiary sector to meet NZQA, TEC and MoE standards. 
  • Proven experience in self-evaluation, monitoring, and Quality Management Systems.


Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

For a confidential kōrero and to request the job description please contact Skye Hailwood at