- New Zealand Management Academies
- Full Time from January 31st, 2019
- Job Title: Lecturer - Early Childhood Education
Reports to: Campus Manager
Purpose of Job
To provide and teach the programme in a prescribed period in a proficient and professional manner;
To deliver and assess this programme within a prescribed period in a professional and proficient manner;
To assist students in attaining the knowledge and skills required to successfully complete the programme thereby enabling them to achieve and work toward their educational and/or employment goals.
Professional relationships and professional values – engage in appropriate professional relationships and demonstrate a commitment to professional values.
Professional knowledge in practice – make use of their professional knowledge and understanding to build a stimulating, challenging and supportive learning environment that promotes learning and success for all learners.
The following KPI’s are per TEC contractual requirements as agreed upon on NZMA’s investment plan.
Numbers in brackets following the key activities refer to the Quality Management System (QMS) policy that they relate to. The full QMS may be found on the NZMA Intranet or a hard copy may be made available through your Campus or Line Manager.
Key Accountability: Lecturing and classroom management
Establish and maintain effective professional classroom relationships focused on the learning and the wellbeing of all learners.
Promote a collaborative, inclusive and supportive learning environment.
Demonstrate in practice their knowledge and understanding of how students learn.
Key Accountability: Programme monitoring, review & development
- Teach subjects/courses as assigned.
- Manage classroom discipline and activities.
- Design and use daily lesson plans effectively;
- Follow the timetable for the teaching delivery and assessment due dates set for the Programme;
Show leadership that contributes to effective teaching and learning
Key Accountability: Planning and preparation
- Ensure materials, supplies and equipment needed for the programme are appropriately requested, maintained and available (5.4).
- Plan and monitor the quality of delivery of the curriculum (7.2).
- Participate in course evaluation, review and design (7.4).
- Participate in both annual and detailed programme reviews and complete programme review reports as required (7.5).
- Assist in new programme development as required.
- Actively contribute to the professional learning community.
Conceptualise, plan and implement appropriate learning programmesKey Activities:
Key Accountability: Assessing, assessments and moderation
- Plan and implement the course as directed by Programme Management.
Analyse and appropriately use assessment information, which has been gathered formally and informally.
Key Accountability: Student Support and Guidance – Academic
Design and/or analyse assessments appropriate for the programme,
following the assessment policy which complies with NZQA’s ‘Assessment and
Moderation Policy (8.1).
- Use assessment information to evaluate teaching effectiveness.
- Provide assistance and advice to students with ‘special requirements and needs’ in assessments (8.1).
Assess students against relevant
learning outcomes and Evidence Requirements in each assessment (8.1)
Give written feedback to the students on their assessments that
indicates areas that need to be resubmitted and those areas which meet the
- Assess students against relevant performance criteria or learning outcomes (8.1)
- Accurately record and report on student credit achievement and assessment outcomes (8.1, 9.2, 9.5).
- Ensure that students are informed of NZMA’s assessment protocol/conduct and ensure that students comply with this policy (8.2).
- Deal with incidents of assessment misconduct such as cheating in exams and plagiarism (8.2).
- Assist with both pre and post moderation requirements both internally and externally as required (8.3).
- Ensure that students are informed of NZMA’s policy on reassessments, resits and re-submissions and assist in coordination and marking of assessments, and recording of results (8.5)
- Ensure that students are informed of NZMA’s academic appeal process prior to an assessment taking place (8.6).
Demonstrate in practice their knowledge and understanding of how students learn
Respond effectively to the diverse language and cultural experiences, and the varied strengths, interests and needs of individuals and groups of learners.
Key Accountability: Student Progress
- To provide student academic guidance and support, working with current student guidance and support network (6.8).
- To complete support and guidance forms (6.8)
- Assist with minor issues whereby students have breached the Code of Student Conduct (6.11).
- To adhere to the CPPCIS (Code of Practice) and ensure working within code guidelines (6.12).
Analyse and appropriately use assessment information, which has been gathered formally and informally
Respond to the diversity in culture, language and capability of learners.
Key Accountability: Registered Teacher Criteria
- Record and monitor daily attendance of students (6.7).
- Monitor student academic progress and inform Programme Management of the changing needs and plan for these within the programme through the Programme Review (6.10, 9.1).
- Keep records on each student and periodically provide verbal and written reports to the Campus Manager (9.3)
- Identify students who require an Independent learning plan (ILP) to maintain progress.
- Initiate ILP with students identified as requiring academic support.
Professional Relationships and Professional Values
Professional Knowledge in Practice
- Establish and maintain effective professional relationships focused on the learning and well-being of ākonga (learners).
- Demonstrate commitment to promoting the well-being of all ākonga.
- Demonstrate commitment to bicultural partnership in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional learning and development of personal professional practice.
- Show leadership that contributes to effective teaching and learning.
Key Accountability: Practicum, field trips and off-site activities
- Conceptualise, plan and implement an appropriate learning programme.
- Promote a collaborative, inclusive and supportive learning environment.
- Demonstrate in practice their knowledge and understanding of how ākonga learn.
- Respond effectively to the diverse language and cultural experiences, and the varied strengths, interests and needs of individuals and groups of ākonga.
- Work effectively within the bicultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Analyse and appropriately use assessment information, which has been gathered formally and informally.
- Use critical inquiry and problem-solving effectively in their professional practice.
- Seek industry and employment contacts as dictated by the needs of the programme
- Liaise and support practicum co-ordinator to ensure students are placed on work placement (7.4).
- Monitor students on work placement (7.4).
- Assess in the workplace as appropriate (7.4).
- Arrange field trips and offsite activities relating to study (7.4).
- Ensure placement providers and/or location for off-site activities comply with OH&S requirements (5.6, 7.4).
Key Accountability: Professional Development
Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional learning and development of personal professional practice
Key Accountability: Meetings
- Attend NZMA Professional Development Workshops.
- Be responsible for personal up-skilling to keep up with recent innovations and developments in industry.
Key Accountability: Health & Safety
- To attend regular meetings with colleagues to ensure total appropriateness of programmes for students.
- Active and contributing team member
Key Accountability: Other
- Pro-actively promote and provide solutions to help improve and sustain company Health and Safety guidelines.
- Ensure H&S requirements are met whilst working in the field.
- Carry out Health and Safety responsibilities in accordance with NZMA’s Management Responsibility and Accountability for HSE as per the QMS
- Assist in continuous development and implementation of the Quality Mgmt Systems (2.5).
- Set and maintain appropriate standards of dress and behaviour at all times.
- Complete and submit work assigned by deadlines as per instructions
- Attending to duties as delegated by the Campus Manager or Programme Management
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement of key performance areas through ongoing reflection and involvement in formal and informal self assessment processes