Education Tutor - Christchurch Men's Prison
New Zealand Government Jobs
, New Zealand
3d ago

Location : Christchurch

Vacancy number : CSSR10207

Are you a qualified educator? Experienced and successful at engaging and motivating young people and adults who have not previously had success with education?

We are looking for someone who has :

  • Experience working with young people and adults who have not previously experienced education success
  • A good understanding of assessing learning needs and developing individual learning pathway plans.
  • Experience working with Maori and Pasifika learners.
  • Join a passionate and committed team working in an environment of challenge and diversity. We offer a structured induction and training programme and ongoing support.

    Responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of end to end rehabilitation and reintegration functions, our teams are dedicated to reducing re-offending.

    This is an exciting opportunity to support prison-based learners to become better prepared for employment and further education.

    You will do this by undertaking education assessments and developing learning pathway plans. You will also focus on supporting and motivating learners to engage in a variety of education programmes, activities and secure online education websites to help learners improve their skills, knowledge and transition into further study and / or employment post release.

  • You will play a significant role in encouraging prison-based learners to improve their literacy and numeracy skills; work towards achieving New Zealand qualifications;
  • and acquire job search skills.

    You will be required to work effectively in a custodial environment - leading by example and maintaining professional boundaries.

    By interacting closely with key stakeholders, both internal and external, you will be collaborative in sharing information and ensuring outcomes beneficial to the successful rehabilitation of our offenders.

    We would like to hear from you if you have :

  • Experience assessing and working with young people and adults who have not previously experienced education success
  • A tertiary qualification and / or a qualification in adult education
  • Demonstrated competency in using computer applications including Microsoft Office suite, TEC Literacy and Numeracy Adult Assessment Tool (LNAAT), Pathways Awarua.
  • Sound knowledge of the New Zealand Qualifications Framework
  • Experience with embedding literacy and numeracy
  • Experience successfully engaging Maori, Pasifika, and at-risk youth in education
  • A strengths-based approach that embraces manaakitanga and whanaungatanga.
  • A full driver's licence is essential for this position. The preferred applicant will demonstrate exceptional communication and organisation skills as well as the ability to influence, inspire and motivate. Make a difference!

    All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system.

    Applications close 18 October 2018.

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