Instructor Development Advisor

Te Pou

  • Part-time
  • Multiple Location Options
  • Part time role + Based in Hamilton East
  • Enjoy hybrid work model + work-life balance encouraged.
  • Paid wellbeing days + Extra annual leave + Kiwisaver contribution

The role will be responsible for engaging with MHFA instructors, and overseeing instructor quality and performance alongside programme fidelity.

About Te Pou | Mō mātou
Te Pou is a not-for-profit, national workforce development centre. We aim to improve the lives of people with addiction, disability mental health needs by connecting the people working with them, tāngata whai ora, tāngata whaikaha and their whānau, with knowledge, resources, training, and information. Our work is staunchly evidence based.

Te Pou and Blueprint are part of the Wise Group, a family of peak performing charitable entities working in areas from frontline service to software development.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Increased Kiwi Saver contribution
  • Extra week of annual leave (after 12 months of employment)
  • Hybrid + Flexible working model
  • 2 paid wellbeing days
  • Perk plus discount app
  • HealthNow payment card $250 per year to support Health and Wellbeing for you and your whanau
  • Subsidies for school holiday programme

The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

As part of our team, you'll oversee the onboarding process for new instructors, ensuring their seamless integration and ongoing support. Your responsibilities include screening and approving new hires, offering mentorship post-training, maintaining quality standards, and regularly evaluating performance to uphold consistency and excellence in program delivery.

This is a part time role working 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to incoming enquiries about MHFA programmes, and new instructor training.
  • Work with MHFA Trainers during new instructor training to manage and assist participants.
  • Provide mentoring to new instructors once training has been completed
  • Work with the MHFA Programme Manager and/ or Project Lead to conduct any instructor disciplinary investigations.
  • Develop and maintain a range of quality standards to assess and measure instructor performance and programme fidelity.

You | Mōu
You will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to provide feedback and support people’s development
  • Embrace diversity and demonstrate inclusive behaviours both personally and within your work
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, autonomously, show intiative, set priorities, monitor workflows and be adaptable
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

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Applications close|Rā Katinga: 28 June 2024. Please note, this role may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Contact: Sarah Christensen -Programme Manager, on 078 571 234 if you have any questions.


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