Engagement Advisor
Lower Hutt
2d ago

Fixed term, Full time

Whitireia and WelTec have been strategic partners since 2012, delivering a range of career training choices and vast opportunities for schools, staff and students.

We are a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology).

We are known for our distinctiveness (Ahureitanga) and we have special relationships with mana whenua WelTec with Te Ātiawa and Whitireia with Ngāti Toa.

Together, we are more than the sum of our parts.

Mā tātou, mō tātou Ko WelTec ki Te Ātiawa, ko Whitireia ki Ngāti Toa. E haere kōtui nei me kura-takahi-puni tātou.

Whitireia & WelTec’s vision (Whakakitenga) is :

Learning together. Transforming lives. Te ako ngātahi. Te whakaahua kētanga o te tangata.

About the role Te Kaupapa

Would you like to be part of a team who are passionate, energetic, and proactive in our range of support offerings to students?

Are you keen to enhance students’ learning journey? Then we would like to hear from you. This role works within a team of advisors who all provide support services to students.

This role is varied and sometimes challenging, so it requires a person who has a good understanding of themselves.

This position is with the Learner Engagement team, where the purpose is to work with students, in collaboration with schools and teaching staff, to identify barriers to students’ engagement.

To take action to remove or minimise barriers through a range of pastoral care that supports student success and retention for WelTec and Whitireia students.

Key Accountabilities Ngā takohanga matua

  • 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 in collaboration with schools to support 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 : The role will be required to work across our campus within the Greater Wellington region, therefore, a full driver’s license is required for this position.

    Qualification / Experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (degree level or above).
  • Experience of working in the tertiary sector and with adult learners.
  • What we can offer you

    We know it’s important to maintain a healthy work / life balance. We offer a number of services and benefits to support our staff.

    When you work with us, we can offer you some of the following benefits :

  • Onsite Café at Whitireia and WelTec campuses
  • Rewards and Recognitions programme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • How to apply Me pēhea te tono

    Click on Apply Now and complete the on-line application form. Please note it is important that you complete all sections of the on-line application.

    For other information please email recruitment wandw.ac.nz

    All applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

    Applications close 2 August 2021

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