Team lead - educational services
Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago
source : Jobg8 Ltd.
  • Are you an entry-level leader looking to increase your skills?
  • Do you have a passion for supporting second chance learners to achieve?
  • Are you a relationship builder who knows how to foster and maintain those relationships?
  • He karanga tēnei ki te hunga e kai ngākau nui ana ki te kaupapa o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Mā te hoe kotahi ka haere kotahi atu

    About us :

    Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has been providing transformational education opportunities to New Zealanders for 35 years. We are a national education provider with more than 27,000 tauira enrolling with us each year.

    As the tertiary sector embarks on a challenging and exciting period of change, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is committed to supporting our tauira, their whānau and communities and being at the forefront of Mātauranga Māori tertiary education.

    We are looking for a Team Lead - Educational Services Corrections for a full-time role.

    About the role :

    We invite applications for the Team Lead role in our Educational Services (Corrections portfolio) to lead a team of kaiako / tutors who work in the Arohata and Rimutaka Correctional Facilities delivering intensive literacy and numeracy skills to prisoners.

    This is an exciting opportunity to move into an entry-level management role to lead and manage a team within a diverse and dynamic environment.

    The primary purpose of the Team Lead role is to provide day-to-day management and support for tutorial staff and to ensure localised Corrections relationships are strong, expectations are met, and compliance is maintained to a high level.

    A relief kaiako component for short term absences to ensure the continuity of delivery will provide the opportunity to 'keep your hand in' and enable you to utilise your specialist subject knowledge in Literacy and Numeracy to support learners within the correctional environment.

    Key objectives of the role include :

  • Providing people leadership and support for all direct reports
  • Monitoring the day-to-day activities of kaiako in the delivery of educational programme(s)
  • Supervising kaiako direct reports so their activities meet departmental and organisational goals
  • Fostering a positive work climate that engages and energises kaimahi efforts and success
  • Coaching and mentoring kaimahi development as required
  • Monitoring that educational information and data is entered and completed to a high standard with best practise reporting
  • You will need :

  • 2+ years' experience in a management role preferably in the tertiary education sector or prison environment
  • Formal adult learning and training qualification(s) with up-to-date knowledge and current experience
  • National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational)
  • Unit standards 11281 & 18203 or equivalence, or willing to gain these during employment
  • Full NZ Drivers Licence (Clean - Class 1) and a basic level of physical fitness is required
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    Applications close : 26 October 2021

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