About us: 
Working with New Zealand Management Academies Group (NZMA,NZIS and NZCM), as part of UP Education Group, the country’s leading and largest private educator, will give you the career boost you’re looking for. We are the training destination for students in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington and Christchurch. We are proud of our reputation for quality, excellence and student success. This is a rare opportunity to join a team that prides itself in making a meaningful difference to the lives of our students, their communities and the industries we serve.

About the role:  

  •  We have a great opportunity for an experienced quality assurance specialist to join our Quality Assurance team as National Moderator for the NZMA Group. This role focusses on the co-ordination and monitoring of NZMA’s internal and external moderation activities.  An important aspect of this is to evaluate moderation outcomes and implement improvements to assessment and moderation practice as a result.
  • This is a newly created, full time, permanent role commencing as soon as possible.
  • This role can be fulfilled from any location within New Zealand, so applications from individuals based outside the main centres will be considered.
  • Salary range $70 – 80K.
        Skills and experience:
  •    Demonstrated successful assessment writing and moderation skills ·          
  •    Demonstrated knowledge of the New Zealand education industry and especially the tertiary sector      
  •    A degree qualification in education or in one of the current teaching disciplines that NZMA offers and/or Level 5 Certificate in     Adult Teaching, including unit standard 11551, 11552 and 11280 is preferred but not essential ·        
  •   Proven ability to set high goals for personal and group accomplishment, along with experience in measuring results and monitor progress in achievement ·         
  • Experience in working within a multi-cultural environment and connecting with a local community– preferably Maori/Pacific Island and/or international students.  Interested and excited about cultural diversity and developing relationships within a community
          About you: 
  •  High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.        
  •   Personal integrity, trustworthiness and credibility ·       
  •   Passionate about individual, team and organisational learning – authentic desire to support the success of others ·       
  •   Self-starter with a high level of energy, drive and motivation, and the ability to focus these into achievement of identified accountabilities and targets ·       
  •   Uses appropriate delegation to create a sense of ownership of higher-level organisational issues and encourages individuals to stretch beyond their current abilities ·        
  • Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
To Apply:
Please apply online by visiting http://hr.acgedu.com (Job reference #6653)
To find out more about NZMA, check us out at www.nzma.ac.nz
Company
New Zealand Management Academies
Type
Full Time from October 14th, 2019
Description
Title: National Moderator  
Reports to: General Manager - Quality and Academic Development
Location: Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch

Role Purpose:
The role of the National Moderator is key to ensuring that assessment methodology, approach and practice is fair, valid, consistent, appropriate and robust, to demonstrate that the learning outcomes of programmes have been met and ensuring that graduates have ultimately met the relevant graduate profile.

Programme Management
Objectives
  • Coordinate the pre-moderation of all new assessments including modifications of old assessments
  •  Support programme and professional development days across campuses to continually improve assessment and moderation practices
  • Report to SLT on any trends/issues in assessment and moderation practice, and actions to address these
Internal Moderation
Objectives
  • Support tutor understanding of moderation processes in practice throughout the organisation – coordinate with Heads of Faculty to deliver on this.
  • Drive and support the implementation of the moderation processes (pre and post) through Heads of Faculty at each Campus.
  • Support tutor understanding of good assessment practice, processes and requirements
  • Coordinate with Heads of Faculty to monitor standards of assessment, analyse the feedback and provide areas of academic support identified 
Key Performance Indicators
  • Internal moderation processes completed on schedule, with a high level of accuracy
  • Feedback to assessors and HoFs is timely
  • Standards of assessment continue to improve
External Moderation
Objectives

  • Maintain external moderation partnerships
  • Co-ordinate external moderation activities
  • Monitor and action moderation feedback where appropriate
Key Performance Indicators
  • External moderation feedback is acted on appropriately and within expected timeframes
Academic leadership
Objectives

• Act as an ambassador for NZMA at all times and perform the duties of the position in accordance with the organisations core values.

• Act as a role model for tutors within NZMA, ensure that  behaviour, conduct, appearance, attitude and dress are of the required standard

To be successful you will have
  • Demonstrated successful assessment writing and moderation skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the New Zealand education industry and especially the tertiary sector
  • Proven ability to set high goals for personal and group accomplishment, along with experience in measuring results and monitor progress in achievement
  • Experience in working within a multi-cultural environment and connecting with a local community– preferably Maori/Pacific Island and/or international students.  Interested and excited about cultural diversity and developing relationships within a community 
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Personal integrity, trustworthiness and credibilityPassionate about individual, team and organisational learning – authentic desire to support the success of others
  • Self-starter with a high level of energy, drive and motivation, and the ability to focus these into achievement of identified accountabilities and targets
  • Uses appropriate delegation to create a sense of ownership of higher-level organisational issues and encourages individuals to stretch beyond their current abilities
  • Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
Relationships & Key Stakeholders
Internal
• Other members of the Quality Assurance and Programme Development team
• Academic Capability team
• General Managers
• Campus Managers
• Heads of Faculty
• Programme Leaders
• Tutors
External
• NZQA
• ITOs
• External moderation partners

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