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Youth Tutor

Location: 
Waipukurau

The Salvation Army Education & Employment is a successful Training Provider seeking a Youth Tutor 'extraordinaire' for our Youth Guarantee, Service Sector Skills Course in Waipukurau.  

This programme aims to prepare 16 to 19 year olds with basic introductory skills and knowledge in a variety of service sector, customer service, hospitality and visitor service fields to help assist with a career path in these areas.

The successful candidate will be working in a challenging teaching environment that is also very rewarding if you have a passion for helping youth to succeed.

This position is a full-time, permanent, 37.5 hours per week.  

We are looking for a person who has the following attributes: 

•    Service industry experience and qualifications, 
•    Teaching experience,
•    Familiarity with NZQA and NCEA processes, 
•    Excellent literacy and numeracy skills, 
•    Computer knowledge, internet skills and familiarity of Microsoft Office programmes,
•    An understanding of the problems facing our youth,
•    Excellent planning and organisational skills. 

Experience in working with youth who may have disengaged from mainstream school and require extra guidance and support to learn is certainly beneficial. 

This unique opportunity requires the person to have excellent communication and relationship-building skills to enhance the profile of Education & Employment in the Hawkes Bay region.  
Training & support will be given to the successful applicant.  Police vetting is required.  

If you have the relevant qualifications and/or experience,
please post an up to date CV to:
The Regional Manager: PO Box 569, Feilding 4740
 or email your CV to: Linda Behan

Applications close on Friday 1 August 2014.


The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider.  It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus.  The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.