CLOSED – Professional Teaching Fellow – Victoria University of Wellington

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role 
Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a 0.5 Professional Teaching Fellow to join the Theatre Programme on a permanent contract in 2022.  This role is for a Permanent 0.5 Professional Teaching Fellow. The position will teach specifically into our MFA (CP) programme, as lecturer, workshop leader, course-co-ordinator and Festival Producer. The workload for this position will comprise 80% teaching and teaching-related responsibilities and 20% administration. It is expected that the appointee will contribute to teaching across three trimesters.
Mōu – About you 
You will be an experienced tertiary educator with a sound understanding of the live performance sector in Aotearoa New Zealand and in the global context, as well as value for scholarship in the making and analysis of practical work. You will have experience in arts management and producing theatre productions. You will have the confidence to communicate ideas to a varied, cross-disciplinary community of recent graduates and professionals. You will have exemplary organisation and problem-solving skills, flexibility and a positive outlook. You will have an understanding of the relevance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to the making of theatrical productions, in forging relationships, and within the teaching and learning environment.
Key Requirements:  
  • a postgraduate qualification in Theatre or a related field
  • an understanding of and experience working in the professional theatre industry
  • experience in teaching at a Tertiary level
  • outstanding organisation skills, creativity, and adeptness to think on the floor
  • ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of colleagues, students and stakeholders.

Why you should join our team 
The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant, positive, and unique programme in Theatre at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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Further Information

Closing date
Applications close on 22 October 2021, and you can apply via the VUW job site.