- About the company:
NZMA, part of the Academic Colleges Group is a hospitality training destination with a strong reputation for quality, excellence and student success - and we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Sylvia Park team as a Cookery Tutor.
About the role:
The purpose of this role is to ensure that each student is provided with an exceptional learning experience during their studies at NZMA, and are supported to achieve both their study and career goals.
The role of a Tutor is a rewarding teaching position, combining the provision of quality tutoring that is in line with programme requirements, the establishment and management of an effective learning environment, the development of teaching resources, and the provision of student support where this is required.
Tutors role-model possibility and success to students– and inspire students to strive to be the very best that they can be.
Based at our state-of-the-art Cookery & Hospitality campus on Carbine Road, Mt Wellington, this is a permanent position, 40 hours per week, between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm Monday to Sunday. Some evening and weekend hours will be required, however this will be on a rotational basis.
All about you:
You will bring your high degree of communication ability, your ability to build strong relationships at all levels along with your engaging approach to the role of Cookery Tutor.
This is a rewarding teaching position, combining the provision of quality tutoring, the development of course material to keep abreast of industry standards and being an inspiring tutor focused upon developing and building student capability.
We are changing lives and preparing our students for the 'World of Work'.
You will ideally have:
If this sounds like you, apply today. We look forward to receiving your application!
- Experience in the professional cookery industry, in a supervisory or managerial role for at least 12 months
- A minimum qualification of a National Certificate in Hospitality Level 3, or the ability to achieve this through recognition of prior learning
- Excellent time management skills
- Teaching experience and/or teaching qualifications would be an advantage but are not essential
- Proven ability to work successfully within a multi-cultural environment - the ability to deal well with people from a range of backgrounds
- A commitment to represent and be a strong advocate for students
- A high level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
- New Zealand Management Academies
- Full Time from November 27th, 2016
(Cookery, Hospitality, Contact Centre,
Retail, Business, Construction)
NZMA’s vision is to make a meaningful
difference in the lives of our students and their communities – we do this by
ensuring that our students are at the centre of everything we do, every day.
Tutors contribute to this vision,
individually and collectively by ensuring that all students are provided with
an exceptional learning experience during their studies at NZMA, and are
supported to achieve both their study and career goals.
The role of a
Tutor is a rewarding teaching position, combining the provision of quality
tutoring that is in line with programme requirements, the establishment and
management of an effective learning environment, the development of teaching
resources, and the provision of student support where this is required.
role-model possibility and success to students– and inspire students to strive
to be the very best that they can be.
Tuition & Marking:
- Provide effective, compelling and dynamic student-centred tuition in
the relevant teaching discipline to the standards required for the course
- Create and maintain an environment which supports and enhances
learning and skill development
- Ensure students are ‘Work Ready’ -
knowledge/ technical skills together with motivation, attitude, communication
skills, time management, personal presentation and self-confidence –
Incorporate and embed strategies to develop these into your day to day
- Be involved in the preparation of assessment and teaching materials
- Keep up to date with developments in your own specialised areas of
tuition and related developments in industry. Maintain networks with the purpose of
inviting contacts into class as guest speakers.
- Mark all formative and summative work submitted by students, in
accordance with NZMA policy, and return this work to students within seven
- Organise guest speakers for classes at least once every five weeks
- Organise off site class activities/ site visits at least once every
- Embed literacy and numeracy activities into programme delivery
- Ensure lesson plans and five weekly plans are written as scheduled
and to the required level
Academic and Student Administration:
- Act as a role model for students - specifically behaviour, conduct,
appearance, attitude, personal presentation and level of professionalism
are of a standard generally acceptable in a professional vocational
- Act as an ambassador for NZMA at all times and perform the duties of
the position in accordance with the organisation’s core values
- Apply the NZMA student rules and campus rules equally to all
students to ensure fairness and consistency
- Maintain full and complete student records in accordance with NZMA
policy, ensuring they meet requirements of NZQA, funding providers,
current privacy and freedom of information legislation
- Follow up on student absences, as required
- Ensure that all preparation and tasks related to internal and
external moderation process are completed in time and to the required
- Prepare and complete all Individual Learning Plans (ILPs), student
progress reports and tutor dashboards on time and to the required levels
- Accurate class attendance to be recorded daily, with a record of all
communication relating to absences recorded on CRM
What success looks like:
- Proactively contribute to and support the effective operation of the
teaching model in place across the teaching team
- Undertake all responsibilities in alignment with the core values of Quality, Innovation,
Respect, Passion and Integrity
- Undertake all responsibilities associated with your own class, as
outlined within this document
- Undertake allocated support tasks as required, for any additional
classes you are supporting as part of the teaching model in place
- Support responsibilities that may be allocated include, but may not
be limited to; class-room delivery, assessment marking, absence follow-up,
individual student support, resource development, organising field trips
and guest speakers, creating ILPs, uniform allocation.
What you need to be and have:
- Engaged students, with successful learning outcomes
- Achieve unit completion as per requirements on e-tracker
- Achieve strong EPI and attendance results, in line with the targets
set on the tutor dashboard
- Meets all programme requirements
- Achieve positive results on moderation events
- Achieve positive results on student evaluations
- Receive positive results on tutor observation feedback events
- An enthusiastic team player – collaborative, constructive and
supportive of other team members and team results
- Extensive experience within a role related to the teaching
discipline, including a supervisory or managerial role for at least 12
months during this time
- A relevant tertiary qualification – at a minimum of level 4 or
above, or the ability to achieve this through recognition of prior
- Group training or teaching experience in a multi-cultural
environment, and the ability to work with others who do not have English
as a first language
- Preferably education qualifications at level 4 or above and/or the
ability to achieve units 4098, 11551, 11552 and 7091, NCALNE and NCAET
- A strong drive to develop others, and prepare them to achieve and be
- Demonstrated commitment to represent and be a strong advocate for
- High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.