Tutor / Kaiako – Literacy & Numeracy Support Services


Tutor / Kaiako – Literacy & Numeracy Support Services

Position Location Otago Correctional Facility

Part time 25 hours per week

Fixed Term to 18 December 2020

Reference 18THO117

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

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is working with the Department of Corrections to provide literacy and numeracy support services throughout NZ correctional facilities.  We invite applications from passionate, professional and energetic individuals for the Tutor / Kaiako positions.

About the role:

The primary function of the Kaiako is to deliver Literacy & Numeracy Support Services (LNSS) within the Prison environment.  Delivery of these services aims to support inmate learners to gain appropriate literacy, numeracy, life and vocational skills to enable them to pathway into further education.  

What you need:

Reporting to the Team Lead, your proficiency at establishing and maintaining strong relationships with Department of Corrections’ kaimahi, other tertiary providers delivering educational programmes in prisons, and relevant external groups within the region/s will be invaluable. 

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Developing Individual Learning Plans and facilitating learning sessions to increase tauira knowledge, skills and competence
  • Developing teaching materials such as handouts and study materials as required to support learning
  • Communicating the LNSS vision, goals and plans both internally and externally
  • Maintaining records of tauira assessment results, attendance registers, progress and feedback
  • Delivering assessment with the LNAAT and interpreting results
  • Identifying risks and inefficiencies in operating systems, processes and policies
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements including those of the Department of Corrections
  • The ability to pass a stringent Police check to enable access to corrections facilities

To be successful in this role you will have 2+ years’ experience in successfully delivering Literacy and Numeracy training to at risk or second chance learners 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)
  • The National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational) (level 5)
  • 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:  https://twoa.careercentre.net.nz/

Enquiries to 0800 777 404

Applications close:  26 September 2018

Fixed Term Part-time

Job no: 18THO117A

Location: Dunedin

Closing Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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