Engagement Advisor (Mentor)
Lower Hutt
2d ago

Fixed term, Part Time

Would you like to be part of ateam who are passionate, energetic and proactive in our range of supportofferings to students?

Are you keen to enhance students’ learning journey? Thenwe would like to hear from you. The EngagementAdvisor role works within a dynamic team who all providesupport services to students.

These roles are varied and sometime challenging,so it requires a person who has a good understanding of themselves.

This positionis with the Learner Engagement team, where thepurpose is to work with students, in collaboration with schools and teachingstaff, to identify barriers to students’ engagement.

To take action toremove or minimise barriers through a range of pastoral care that supportsstudent success and retention for WelTec and Whitireia students.

This position is 20 hours per week, fixed term until 13 November.

EngagementAdvisor Key Accountabilitie s

  • Work with students to identify barriers to students’ engagement and take action to remove or minimise barriers through pastoral care.
  • Contribute to the vocational and educational welfare of students by advising, informing and assisting students to available support
  • Use pastoral care strategies that develop independent learners
  • Refer students to other internal and external services, as required.
  • Monitor specific and general student engagement through their attendance at class in support of the school’s initial interaction with students who, are at risk due to attendance or other issues.
  • Develop relationships with teaching staff in portfolio areas to promote communication about students’ progress and support required to deliver student success.
  • Lead and participate in student events and activities
  • Location

  • This position will primarily be based at the Petone campus;however, you may be required to work at any of the Greater Wellington campuses;
  • therefore, a full driver’s license is required.

    Qualification / Experience

    A relevant tertiary qualification(degree level or above).

    Experience of working in the tertiary sector and with adult learners.

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