About us:
New Zealand Institute of Sport, part of the New Education Group, is New Zealand’s leading sports training college that provides specialist programmes in sport management, exercise science, personal training and pre-police training. NZIS is a Category 1 provider based on highly confident educational performance and organisational self-assessment as determined by NZQA.

About the role
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a tertiary Tutor to join our Greenlane Campus in a full time, permanent role commencing as soon as possible.

The primary focus of this role is to be an effective tutor at the New Zealand Institute of Sport and to provide students enrolled in NZIS programmes a high-quality learning experience with a focus on leadership and management related subjects in the sport, recreation and exercise industries.

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 (Degree) in Sports Management or similar
Adult teaching experienced preferred
Experience with Youth at Risk preferred
A competent level of IT literacy, may include specialist software knowledge
Excellent organisational and time management skills to organise and coordinate activities and meet deadlines
High level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Experience of working within a multi-cultural environment and establishing good working relationships with diverse communities

For further information about this position and NZIS please visit https://www.nzis.co.nz

New Zealand Institute of Sport Limited
Full Time from April 29th, 2019
JOB TITLE:                             Sport Management Tutor (Level 5)
ORGANISATION:                  New Zealand Institute of Sport
REPORTS TO:                        Head of Faculty
DATE:                                     2019

Purpose of Job

The primary focus of this role is to be an effective tutor at the New Zealand Institute of Sport and to provide students enrolled in NZIS programmes a high-quality learning experience with a focus on leadership and management related subjects in the sport, recreation and exercise industries. This tutor lead role requires adherence to academic integrity consistent with national and international standards and to contribution to the wider “life” at NZIS through active participation in all areas of the organisation, community initiatives and taking a holistic approach to teaching and learning underpinned by aiming to improve health and wellness in society.

Primary Objectives
1. To promote and implement the strategic vision of the organisation as outlined by the General Manager and to operationalize the NZIS philosophy and core values.
2. To provide programme leadership ensuring that NZIS offers the highest quality education and training programmes that lead to positive employment or training outcomes and meet national and international standards.
3. To contribute to the academic strategies and be part of the wider curriculum delivery team for on-going improvement in all programmes.
4. Deliver some or all the following modules: community sport, recreation and exercise, event management, marketing, sponsorship, professional practice, strategic management, recreation and event management, strategic planning, communications, sport law, sociology of sport, sports administration, sport as a business, sport teaching and coaching, research methodology and sport in globalisation.
5. To ensure that academic quality and associated policies and processes meet the needs of NZIS, stakeholders, NZQA and TEC resulting in high levels of student satisfaction, excellent Educational Performance Indicators and a positive External Evaluation and Review outcomes.
6. To develop professionally and contribute to the overall success of NZIS as a member of the Academic delivery team.

Management of academic issues and pastoral care for students on the Sport Management programme in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Key Internal Relationships:
General Manager, Regional Manager, Head of Faculty, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Key External Relationships:
Relevant Stakeholders particularly care givers of foundation students, 
Industry Contacts, industry bodies, regional and national sporting organisations, local community groups, sports teams clubs and societies, representative teams, coaches and managers.

Hours of work:                                    
8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. These hours are subject to variation depending on the demands of the organisation.

Meeting requirements:
Daily staff meetings as required by the Head of Faculty
Bi weekly moderation and assessment meetings
Weekly Guidance and Support meetings
Bi weekly curriculum development meetings

Key Responsibilities and Measures
Primary Responsibility for:

Key Responsibilities
Provide Course Leadership and Teaching Delivery

Ensure implementation of key NZIS philosophies and core values such as added value opportunities for students and innovation in the classroom   Ensure NZIS policies and procedures are implemented   
Monitor the academic progress of students. 

This includes:
-          mentoring support to students and where appropriate bring concerns to the guidance and support networks
-          monitoring attendance of students and follow up of any non attendance
-          contact with students’ caregivers 
-          student adherence to NZIS rules and regulations   To complete the follow up of labour market outcomes and training pathways for graduates.

Activities for students organised such as the Sports Exchange, camps, sports teams, trips etc     

100% adherence to NZIS policies and procedures and QMS   

All students monitored and where appropriate Individual Education Plans are developed (IEP’s)   

Regular contact with parents and caregivers of students on the Sport Studies programme in particular Youth Guarantee   

High levels of pastoral care provided       

All students on the programme are tracked and recorded for destinational outcomes

Key Responsibilities
Curriculum development and programme review

As part of the NZIS curriculum delivery team review courses taught

To ensure that the moderation and assessment procedures of the courses delivered are effectively carried out.

To be innovative in the delivery of courses taught and ensure NZIS is achieving its goals and objectives.

Ensure programmes are relevant, fit for purpose and reflect best practice teaching and learning.

Courses to be reviewed on a termly basis and qualifications to be reviewed on an annual basis.

Delivery and assessment plans are submitted as required by the Head of Faculty

Programme reviews are completed and a plan for action is submitted to the Academic Team for annual review.

Key Responsibilities
Academic compliance requirements


In conjunction with the Head of Faculty, ensure all compliance requirements met for the programmes including literacy and numeracy requirements, course and qualification completions, retention and attendance, and travel allocations are met.

Ensure all academic programmes meet the requirements set by the NZ Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and other professional bodies including internal and external moderation.

Ensure qualifications and certificates are awarded and recorded appropriately through the student data management system including academic and attendance records.

Ensure Educational Performance Indicators are met in relation to TEC performance requirements

Ensure students are receiving accurate information


Compliance requirements met for Youth Guarantee if required

All results are confirmed using established academic and QMS process.

Ensure that all students have met the requirements of the programme, in accordance with the QMS prior to receiving the credits or award

Qualifications completions – 90%
Course completions – 90%
Graduate employment related outcomes or onto further training – 90%
Retention of students within NZIS programmes or onto higher level further study – 90%
Student satisfaction – 90% (as evidenced by student surveys)

Students are informed of regulations

Key Responsibilities
Tutoring requirements


Ensure that all teaching delivery is in accordance with all NZIS quality management systems

Deliver across NZIS programmes of study where required

Ensure relevant schemes of work for curriculum areas taught are developed and that learning activities are well planned. Formative and summative assessment plans are developed where necessary

Proficiency in teaching curriculum agreed to is demonstrated

Ensure students have a range of learning opportunities including but not limited to field trips, community health and wellness initiatives, practical and offsite activities 

Develop and acquire teaching resources for the programmes. Provide levels of innovation in teaching programmes


NZIS QMS requirements met

Schemes of work including lesson plans and relief lesson plans are available 

Participation in NZIS staff development and observations

Range of activities promoted, demonstrated and developed in conjunction with other academic staff.

Innovative teaching practices and resources are developed and incorporated in programme delivery

Key Responsibilities

Provide “added value” experiences outside of the classroom, for students as part of their holistic development 

Retain strong links with schools, industry bodies, and other community stakeholders

Remain up to date knowledge of trends, regulations and events in the sector


Provide student experiences that demonstrate greater and more sustainable employment opportunities, achievable by continuing studies.  

Qualifications and Experience
• Relevant Industry Experience 
• 3+ teaching experience in tertiary, vocational, polytechnic or university (Preferred) 
• Bachelor’s degree in Management, Sport Management or related fields 

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