YMCA South & Mid Canterbury Canterbury

Youth educators (2 positions)

General, Youth educator

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

Listed 10:50 am 06 April 2021
Closes 4pm 21 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJ_X

The YMCA is an education and training centre that supports at risk youth who have struggled to connect in a mainstream school environment and need support re-engaging in education. The YMCA has a youth-centred approach to support young people to reach their potential. We strategically use our core values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in order to met our mission of investing in the next generation.   

Our staff are nurtured in a friendly and supportive environment to grow and succeed. 

We are seeking experienced, passionate and motivated educators to work alongside young people and adults who are working towards improving their literacy and numeracy skills with the goal of gaining NCEA Levels 1–2. 

Our successful applicants will:

  • Have a passion for ākonga/students and an ability to build relationships
  • Have a strengths-based approach with young people 
  • Work collaboratively in a team
  • Strong classroom management and pedagogical knowledge
  • Willingness to learn and invest in professional development
  • Have an understanding of foundation learning, literacy and numeracy
  • Willingness to embed biculturalism into all areas of practice. 

We currently have 2 vacancies, please enquire for job descriptions.

How to apply

Please send your enquires, cover letter and CV to:

Kerri Bailey
23 Butler Street, Timaru 7940
(03) 688 3682

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAJ_X

Listed 10:50 am 06 April 2021
Closes 4pm 21 April 2021

Organisation details

YMCA South & Mid Canterbury

Location: Canterbury