Kaiāwhina

at The Correspondence School
Published June 5, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Kaiāwhina The Correspondence School location Auckland.

Fixed term (June - December 2024), Full-time 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), Based in Auckland.

About Us te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is New Zealand's largest school with a roll of up to 24,000 ākonga (students) at any point of time. We provide personalised and authentic learning programmes through distance education from early childhood to NCEA Level 3, including to young adult and adult learners.

Our vision is to enable our ākonga to achieve their educational and personal goals, empowering them to become engaged and contributing members of their communities. Ki te tī, ki te tā, ki te katoa - Anytime, anywhere, anyone.

About this position as a Kaiāwhina at Te Kura you will work directly with at risk ākonga and young adults aged 16-19 individually and in small groups to motivate, encourage and support them to engage in learning activities and to support their hauora | wellbeing.

You will work in collaboration with others to improve outcomes for ākonga and young adults. Supporting them to re-engage in their learning, and/or to successfully transition on to further education, training or employment. You will engage with our ākonga face-to-face at huinga ako (advisories) and events and work onsite with colleagues in our regional offices and learning hub once established.

About you, we are looking for people with excellent interpersonal skills and an inclusive approach, able to quickly build rapport and trust with ākonga. You will be expected to be aware of the health and safety requirements for working with ākonga outside the classroom and comply with the school's policies at all times. Knowledge and experience of Tikanga and Te Reo Māori is an advantage.

In return  te Kura will provide you with the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment and work in a team that offers genuine work flexibility as part of an organisation that makes a difference to ākonga (students) across New Zealand.

How to apply if you are enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of ākonga and have a collaborative spirit, we would love to hear from you! Join us in creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment. Click that apply button, we want to hear from you. Applications must be lodged via our career's portal, and you must have the right to reside or work in New Zealand.

Send CV/Resume/Details here: Nicola.Anderson@tekura.school.nz