U-Skills Transition Coordinator

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UCOL - Masterton - Wairarapa

U-Skills Central Schools Academy with UCOL’s Student Success team delivers programmes across four locations Wairarapa, Palmerston North, Whanganui and Horowhenua. The U-Skills programmes allow senior secondary school students the opportunity to gain industry based unit standards while attending UCOL one or two days a week.

We are seeking applications for a permanent Transition Co-ordinator on our Wairarapa campus. This role is a permanent part time (16 hours a week to be worked over Thursday’s and Fridays) role.

This role will have you:

  • Supporting student learning and achievement
  • Establishing student engagement on their programme
  • Monitoring transition pathways
  • Participation in continuing self-education
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience working with 16/17 year olds as you will be responsible for the pastoral care and learning support of U-Skills students. Your strong people and relationship building skills will see you not only creating a sense of whanau within the U-Skills programme but will have you building strong relationships with schools, parents and the business community.

You will ideally hold a qualification in tertiary teaching and/or the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational) Level 5 (or be working toward this); or relevant work experience in a people helping role.

At UCOL we embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide our staff with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and may be required to undergo pre-employment checks; which may include completing New Zealand Police Vetting as part of The Vulnerable Children's Act 2014 and may also include pre-employment drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive roles.

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