NZMA, part of the New Education Group is a registered and accredited Category 1 rated private tertiary college with campuses in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington. Working at NZMA you will become part of a fantastic supportive team. Staff have access to a range of flexible work options, employee assistance and learning and development opportunities.   

About the role:
We are seeking a dynamic and engaging tutor with generalist health experience to deliver the Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Support Work) qualification starting 15 January 2018.  

This role is permanent part-time (22.5 hours per week with a secondment to 37.5 hours when required) based at our Manukau campus.  

The Tutor will be responsible for the following:
  • Programme delivery;
  • Programme planning;
  • Assessment and moderation;
  • Supervision of workplace training and assessment;                                            
  • Providing student support/guidance;
  • Course administration.
Ideal applicants must have the following:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification – at a minimum of level 4 or above, or the ability to achieve this through recognition of prior learning
  • Adult teaching experienced preferred
  • Extensive experience within a role related to the teaching discipline, including a supervisory or managerial role for at least 12 months during this time
  • 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 5 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 successful
  • Demonstrated commitment to represent and be a strong advocate for students
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • A genuine interest in and passion for cultural diversity and developing relationships within a community
You will have strong classroom management skills as well as an ability to excite and install passion through your teaching. 
Company
New Zealand Management Academies
Type
Part Time (0.563) from January 15th, 2018
Description
Purpose:  
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.  

Tutors role-model possibility and success to students– and inspire students to strive to be the very best that they can be. Tutors report to the relevant Campus Principal.  

Key Accountabilities:  
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 teaching
  • Be involved in the preparation of assessment and teaching materials as required
  • 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 working days
  • Organise guest speakers for classes at least once every five weeks
  • Organise off site class activities/ site visits at least once every five weeks
  • Embed literacy and numeracy activities into programme delivery
  • Ensure lesson plans and five weekly plans are written as scheduled and to the required level 
Student Support:
  • 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 learning environment
  • 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
Academic & Student Administration:
  • 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
  • Support Students with their Practicum Placements
  • Ensure that all preparation and tasks related to internal and external moderation process are completed in time and to the required specification
  • 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
Team Contribution:
  • Proactively contribute to and support the effective operation of the teaching model in place across the teaching team
  • Undertake all responsibilities in alignment with NZMA’s core values of Passion, Excellence, Innovation, Respect, Whanau
  • 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, petty cash management, uniform allocation. 
What success looks like:
  • 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
  • Achieves positive results on moderation events
  • Achieve positive results on student evaluations
  • Receive positive results on tutor observation feedback events 
What you need to be and have:
  • An enthusiastic team player – collaborative, constructive and supportive of other team members and team results
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Adult teaching experienced preferred
  • 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 learning
  • 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 5 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 successful
  • Demonstrated commitment to represent and be a strong advocate for students
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity, trustworthiness and credibility
  • A genuine interest in and passion for cultural diversity and developing relationships within a community
  • A genuine desire to make a difference, and a real sense of fun, a genuine enjoyment of and passion for the relevant teaching discipline, education, learning and development
  • A solutions focus - positive and persistent, able to apply different approaches to achieve an optimal outcome
  • Proven self-starter with a high level of energy, drive and motivation, and the ability to focus these into achievement of identified accountabilities and targets
  • An innovative, creative thinker, with the ability to apply these skills to practical situations
  • A strong ability to articulate thoughts and ideas in a clear, succinct, and compelling manner in both individual and group situations; able to communicate with influence to diverse audiences
  • A clear ability to deliver timely coaching, guidance, and feedback to help others excel on the job and meet key accountabilities
  • A clear passion for individual, team and organisational learning, curios and open to your own learning and development
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise complex workloads and reach goals or targets on time
  • Shares NZMA’s values of Quality, Innovation, Respect, Passion and Integrity
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