Team Lead - Educational Services (Corrections)

Team Lead - Educational Services (Corrections)

Innovation and Development Group

Full time, Fixed Term

Ref: 18AHO101

  • 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 can foster and maintain those relationships?

We invite applications for the Team Lead role in our Innovation and Development Group, Educational Services – Corrections to lead a team of kaiako / tutors who work in the Auckland Correctional Facilities delivering intensive literacy and numeracy skills to inmate learners.  This is an exciting opportunity to move into an entry level management role.

About the role:

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 complete to a high standard with best practise reporting

You will need:

To be successful in this role you will have 2+ years’ experience in a management role preferably in the tertiary education sector or prison environment with up to date knowledge and current experience with adult teaching.

In addition, you will require a:

  • Formal adult learning and training qualification(s)
  • National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational)
  • NZQA 4098 – Using standards to assess candidate performance
  • Unit standards 11281 & 18203
  • A full NZ Driver’s License (Class 1) is essential and a basic level of physical fitness is required.

As the successful candidate you will be required to complete the Department of Corrections on site induction in addition to the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa induction process.

To apply:

Please register and apply on our Jobs Site

Enquiries to 0800 777 404

Applications close:  27 June 2018


Fixed Term Full-time

Job no: 18AHO101

Location: Sandringham, Mangere, Manurewa

Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018