Wakatipu High School Otago

School programme coordinator

General, School programme coordinator

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:08 am 21 October 2019
Closes 12pm 29 October 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0nG

The Graeme Dingle Foundation is a leader in youth development in Aotearoa. We provide tamariki and rangatahi with the opportunity to build self-confidence and learn valuable life skills through our school-based programmes.

Graeme Dingle Foundation, in conjunction with Wakatipu High School, are currently looking for a programme coordinator to deliver the Stars programme in the school. This important and rewarding role will involve you supporting and developing senior students (peer mentors) with their leadership skills, as they mentor and support new entrant Y9 students with their transition to high school.  

The ideal candidate will be an effective facilitator with excellent team leadership and relationship management skills, have well developed communication skills and experience working with young people. Some flexibility in working hours is required.

We’re looking for someone with the following:

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience, knowledge and/or qualification in youth development (e.g. social work, sports or education)
  • Experience and confidence in presenting to groups
  • Experience facilitating events and working with schools is desirable.

Skills and attributes required

  • Motivated to work alongside and develop young people
  • Excellent team leadership and relationship management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills
  • A 'can-do' attitude, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Good understanding of diversity and cultural differences.

If you meet these requirements alongside wanting to make a positive difference for young people in the Wakatipu Basin, we would love to hear from you.

This role is subject to a clean police vet as required under the Vulnerable Children's Act. A job description is available upon request.

Interviews in the week of 11 November.

How to apply

Please apply with CV and cover letter to:

Oded Nathan, Senior Deputy Principal
(03) 442 7370

Vacancy reference #:1HA0nG

Listed 11:08 am 21 October 2019
Closes 12pm 29 October 2019

School details

Wakatipu High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1068

School number: 374
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Physical address:
47-49 Red Oaks Drive, Frankton, Queenstown

Postal Address:
Private Bag 50080, Queenstown, 9348