Relief / Short Course Tutors – Christchurch  

Yoobee Colleges is a market leader in Digital Design, Film, Animation, Game Art and Development, Web Design and UX education offering a range of programmes in digital technology with campuses in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.  

Yoobee Colleges Christchurch Campus is looking for talented Film, Graphic Design and Game Art professionals to join our Relief and Short Course tutor team.  

This position is suited to those who have been in the creative industry and /or maintained an education role. If you have a passion for your field, and are eager to share that passion with others, this may be a great casual/fixed-term opportunity for you.  

We offer courses during the week, weekends and evenings, so teaching with us can be an excellent complement to other work you do.  

We are looking for experts with skills in the following area:

Software Skills (relevant to position applied for): A Range of Adobe software focusing on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After-effects Video editing and effects with Premiere Pro and After Effects Graphic Design  

Professional Skills:
Engaging Personality and Teaching Style
Ability to teach & connect to both our adult and secondary student demographic  

Our Short Courses are designed for our 2 main demographic groups:

Corporates & Working Professionals who come to Yoobee to upskill
Secondary School students who we provide taster courses & School Holiday
Programmes to introduce them to tertiary study  

You may be suited to the positions we are looking for; we would love to hear from you. Please indicated which subject you are interested in teaching in your Cover Letter.  

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Yoobee Colleges
Part Time (0.1) from October 31st, 2019
Reporting to:    
  • Campus Manager
  • Head of Faculty
  • Any other person as determined by the Campus 
Functional relationships with:  
  • All Campus Tutors
  • Administration & Marketing Staff
  • Careers and Employment Advisors
  • Other Campus HOF’s
  • Industry Advisory Groups (if required) 
Primary objectives: To teach a range of subjects that will enable students to attain a recognised Yoobee School of Design qualification. To meet and maintain Yoobee’s criteria for teaching.  

Key Tasks & Expected Results
  1. Teach a range of subjects that will enable students to achieve the qualification they have enrolled in.
    • Students receive quality tuition that caters for their individual learning needs.
    • No complaints from students received regarding the standard of teaching.
  2. To prepare lesson plans and suitable teaching resources.
    • Lessons conducted in accordance with a lesson plan utilising suitable teaching resources.
  3. Participate in the continuous improvement of course content and teaching resources as directed by relevant campus HOF or Quality Coordinator.
    • Course material is updated and reflects current industry practices and standards.
    • A willingness is displayed to share knowledge and ideas with other members of the teaching staff.
  4. Deliver assessments and evaluate to prescribed national and local qualification standards.
    • Appropriate information given to students at the beginning of each assessment.
    • Assessments are delivered and evaluated in accordance with the school’s standards based assessment procedures and/or those standards set by NZQA.
    • Preparation and marking of assessment exercises and briefs demonstrates the professional approach of the school.
  5. Supervise (invigilate) course assessments.
    • Appropriate information given to students at the beginning of each assessment of this type.
    • Supervision is conducted in a manner that meets the school’s standards.
    • Supervision always meets NZQA guidelines.
  6. Assist with the care and maintenance of classrooms/ labs and teaching equipment and resources.
    • Students informed and if necessary reminded of the correct way in which classroom equipment and resources are to be used.
    • Campus Manager/appropriate staff member advised when routine or specialist maintenance of equipment is required.
  7. Recording of accurate student data, assessment results, attendance, student-at-risk and any other documentation required by the Campus  Manager.
    • Students advised about the reasons for collecting data for records.
    • Student information is gathered accurately and within the required time schedules.
    • Student data is accurately recorded and shared within the school’s defined paper and electronic data systems.
  8. Comply with the school’s Quality Management System and school rules.
    • All actions to meet the standards defined in these documents.
    • All records and auditable compliance requirements carried out to the standard defined in the Quality Management System. 
Criteria for classroom teaching:
Key Areas & Expected Outcomes
  1. Planning and preparation
    • The tutor shall generally make each lesson contribute effectively towards a planned programme of work with the school’s approved scheme of work.
  2. Subject competence
    • The tutor shall be competent in the content of his/ her subject area and keep informed of development in it.
  3. Teaching techniques and management
    • The tutor shall:
      • Impart subject content effectively.
      • Make the approach suitable to the level and cultural needs of the students in the class.
      • Provide and maintain a purposeful working atmosphere
      • Stimulate student interest and active participation.
  4. Relationships with students
    • The tutor shall:
      • Promote the personal and education welfare of his/ her students
      • Be willing and able to establish good relationships with students, to respect their individual needs and cultural backgrounds, and to encourage learning.
  5. Relationship with the school
    • The tutor shall:
      • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the staff of the school; and
      • Contribute towards the effective functioning of the total school operation, including the school’s relationship with the family (whanau) and the wider community.  
Additional and Special Responsibilities 
The tutor may:
  • counsel students for in-class misdemeanours or for breaching campus rules.
  • recommend that a student receive counselling from a professional counsellor.
  • not suspend or terminate a student.
  • recommend the suspension or termination of a student for consideration by the Campus Manager.
  • recommend changes to standard work procedures for consideration by the Campus Manager.
  • recommend changes to Yoobee curriculum for consideration by the HOF. 
Yoobee School of Design Values:
We encourage each other to think outside the box, collaborate, and be creative. Stakeholder-driven, we are innovators and leaders in our approach to vocational  education 

We believe in our students and in what we do, which inspires a commitment to achieve  excellence 

We have a shared commitment to achieve the highest standards through clear communication, regular self- assessment, and a focus on maximizing our value to the students and other  stakeholders 

We believe in, and value, individual and cultural diversity to encourage collaboration and  teamwork 

We deliver on our promises. We are honest, responsible, accountable, and transparent. We do the right thing by all of our stakeholders. 
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