Current Vacancies

Whitireia gives preference to applicants who have the legal right to work in New Zealand (New Zealand or Australian citizens, as well as holders of a valid work or residence visa or permit issued by the New Zealand Immigration Service). If you are not a New Zealand or Australian citizen, contact the New Zealand Immigration Service to see if you are eligible to work in New Zealand. Please ensure you send a copy of your valid work visa or residence permit as issued by the New Zealand Immigration Service with your completed application documentation.

International Student  Advisors, Whitireia and WelTec (closes 8 January 2018)
Education Team Leader, Computer Power Plus, Christchurch (closes 22 December 2017)
Curriculum Developer, Computer Power Plus, Wellington (closes 8 January 2018)
Tutor, Bachelor of Nursing, School of Health, Porirua (closes 7 January 2018)

Computer Power Plus

Computer Power Plus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Whitireia Community Polytechnic and Wellington Institute of Technology We are an accredited provider of computing qualifications and create engaging curriculum to meet the requirements of the IT industry and our students. We are based in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

Education Team Leader, Computer Power Plus

Full Time, Permanent, Christchurch

Computer Power Plus are seeking an Education Team Leader at the Christchurch Campus to lead and motivate a small instructing team to deliver high quality student-centred education.

 You must be passionate about delivering excellence in IT education and will have a professional attitude and team focus.  Your own blend of leadership skills, qualifications and experience will be supported by the following: 

  • Sound leadership skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in conflict resolution
  • An ability to view a situation from the learners point of view
  • A relevant tertiary IT qualification 

Relevant industry certifications and experience working in an educational environment are desirable. 

To be successful in your application you will have a minimum of 2-3 years IT or education experience and experience in leading a team.

To apply for this position, please send an application for employment form, CV, and covering letter to

 Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work permit.

 Applications close 22 December 2017.

Position Description

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 Curriculum Developer, Computer Power Plus

Full Time, Fixed Term, Wellington

About the position

As Computer Power Plus continues to grow, we have an exciting opportunity for a fixed term, full time IT Curriculum Developer to join our Curriculum Development Team in Wellington. As a Curriculum Developer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining quality curriculum products for Computer Power Plus. Curriculum products include: Courseware, assessments, assessment schedules, marking guides and model answers. Please apply if you are passionate about providing quality teaching and learning materials in IT and have:


 Vocational qualifications in Information Technology

Technical Skills

  • Hardware knowledge - relevant to CompTIA A+
  • Operating System knowledge – Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2016 (MCSA), Linux (e.g. RHSE)
  • Networking knowledge – relevant to CompTIA Network+, and CCNA (R&S, Security, Collaboration, Wireless)
  • Familiar with e-mail systems, Microsoft System Center, virtualisation (e.g. Hyper-V, KVM Hypervisor, Containers), and cloud technologies (e.g. Azure)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  •  Ability to view courseware from a student point of view
  •  Ability to quickly learn new skills and adapt to new technologies
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work independently as well as within groups


  • Experience in creating courseware content, activities and assessments
  • Experience with a Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Programming and web knowledge
  • Project management knowledge
  • General business and information systems knowledge
  • Word processing, desktop publishing, and picture editing skills

To apply for this position, please send an application for employment form, CV, and covering letter to

 Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work permit.

 Applications close 8 January 2018.

Position Description
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International Student Support Advisors 

Fulltime, Permanent, Auckland and Porirua

We are seeking International Student Support Advisors (Admissions) within the International Enrolments team in Auckland and Porirua. 

This position provides centralised services in the management of the academic experience of International students including admissions, enrolments, and ongoing International student services.

It requires a high level of customer service, intermediate computing skills and knowledge of office administration processes. Experience in tertiary education or a multicultural environment is desirable.

This position provides you with an opportunity to meet people from a range of cultures and contribute to International student’s positive experience.

Are you or anyone you know interested in applying for this position?

To apply for these positions  please go to and complete the online application.

Applications close on 8 January 2017

 Tutor, Bachelor of Nursing, School of Health

 Part time (0.8 FTE), Fixed Term, Porirua

Whitireia Community Polytechnic is seeking a lecturer who is passionate about nursing education for a limited tenured position (0.8 to FTE) in our Bachelor of Nursing programme.

This position is based at the Porirua campus and will provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to be part of a committed team who prepare nurses who are respectful of diversity and concerned with relationship-centered caring and social justice. 

The applicant must have

  •  recent clinical or teaching experience in acute care setting
  • a relevant Post Graduate qualification or undertaking Master’s degree studies
  • a commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • a willingness to work as part of a flexible and collaborative team
  • New Zealand nursing registration, a current annual practicing certificate and current driver’s licence

To apply for this position, please send an application for employment form, CV, and covering letter to

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work permit.

Applications close 7 January 2018

Position Description
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