NZMA is proudly one of New Zealand's leading private training establishments, and we are quickly becoming the Construction and Electrical training destination for students in Auckland. 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 students, their communities and the industries we serve.
All about you:
You have excelled in the world of Electrical Engineering and you are now thinking how you can give back, or you are currently teaching and are looking for growth and career opportunities...well, we have the opportunity you have been looking for.
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.
It is important for our Tutors to act as successful role models, inspiring our students to strive to be the very best they can and showing them that anything is possible.
NZMA is part of the ACG Tertiary and Careers Group.
What you need to have:
• Up to date NZ Registered Electrician Licence, with experience supervising others
• A recognised Electrical qualification plus relevant teaching qualifications are desirable, but not essential
• Knowledge of current regulatory and industry requirements
• You love and excel at teaching and motivating people in a multicultural environment (you have taught either in the workplace or in an education environment)
• You are innovative, inspiring and committed to supporting your learners to achieve exceptional results and realise their goals and dreams
• You have a strong working knowledge right across the Electrical industry
• A passion for ensuring that New Zealand providers deliver service that is second to none
If you believe that you offer what we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you. To find out more about NZMA and ACG, check us out at www.acgedu.com
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. All 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.
Tutors role-model possibility and success to students– and inspire students to strive to be the very best that they can be. Senior Tutors also role-model professionalism a, passion for learning and NZMA’s shared values within and across teaching teams. Senior Tutors report to the relevant Head of Faculty.
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
• Embed literacy and numeracy activities into programme delivery
• Ensure lesson plans and five weekly plans are written as scheduled and to the required level
• 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
• Ensure that all unexplained student absences across the team are followed up in an appropriate and timely manner by the relevant tutor
• Support tutors to provide/seek out an effective resolution to all student issues that may arise
Academic and 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
• 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 related to absences recorded on CRM
• Monitor e-tracker outcomes, discuss class/individual students progress with the Head of Faculty and Campus Manager
• 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
• Support the Campus Manager with the allocation of teaching and administration tasks across the teaching team
• Support the Head of Faculty and Campus Manager with the general day to day operation of the Campus, including matters such as purchasing, stock control, moderation, event organisation and management, amongst others, as may be required
• Work together with the Head of Faculty and Campus Manager in the mentoring of tutors as required
• Specifically support the effective induction of new tutors
• Develop strong collaborative relationships with staff across all NZMA Campuses
What success looks like:
• Engaged students, with successful learning and employment outcomes
• Achieve unit completion as per requirements on e-tracker
• Achieve course completion rate in excess of 85%
• Achieve qualifications completion rate in excess of 85%
• Achieve an average class attendance rate of 90%
• Meets all programme requirements
• Achieves positive results on moderation events
• Achieve positive results on student evaluations
• Receive positive results on tutor observation feedback events
• Fair and consistent allocation of workload across the tutorial team resulting in engaged and focussed staff
• Effective support provided to the Head of Faculty and Campus Manager in the operation of the tutorial team and programme delivery
What you need to be and have:
• An enthusiastic team player – collaborative, constructive and supportive of other team members and team results
• Demonstrated understanding of and success in the role of a Tutor within NZMA
• Clear leadership capability – self, team, students
• 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, curious 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
• Share NZMA’s values of Innovation, Passion, Quality, Respect and Integrity.