Vision College provides a wide range of educational opportunities with a number of campuses across New Zealand. Our mission ‘Changing lives through learning’ is what drives us to be among the best educational providers in New Zealand, offering programmes and services that make a real difference in the lives of our learners. We have two values:

God Honouring (He whakahonore i te Atua) 

  • Ministry - wherever, whenever be like Jesus
  • Integrity - be true to our word, and do what is morally right
  • Stewardship - future focussed, managing and investing wisely

Client Focussed (He manaaki i te tangata)

  • Service - serve, respect and value our clients
  • Innovation - constant improvement
  • Excellence - excel in all that we do

Our approach is holistic, developing the whole person to enable our graduates to be effective leaders in both their employment and personal lives. We aim for excellence not only in providing qualifications but in developing individuals.

Vision College is a division of Activate Training Centre which is a charitable company born out of a desire to invest into the future of New Zealand and the world by growing people.  Since 1984, thousands of people have benefitted from the dedication of our staff and their support for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Our staff enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of this mission, seeing changed lives and people growing toward their full potential.


Current Vacancies


Ultimate Tutor - Hamilton

Are you passionate about young people and want to equip them with the skills and opportunities to set them on a positive path?

ATC is a Christian tertiary provider that changes lives through learning and we have a track record providing quality education opportunities across our New Zealand-wide campuses for over 30 years.  We offer programmes and services that make a real difference in the lives of our learners – we aim for excellence not only in providing qualifications but developing individuals.  We are looking for a passionate and motivated tutor to join our Ultimate (Foundation Skills) team in this full-time role based in Hamilton. 

In this role, you’ll leverage your passion for learning and young people as well as your organisation and time management skills to deliver a course that gives students the opportunity to learn life skills that will set them on a path to success.  You’ll have a warm, engaging and friendly demeanour, as well as the ability to be firm and set boundaries to support student success.  You’ll have a flexible approach, understanding that not all students and classrooms are the same, and you’ll have the ability to adapt to class requirements to encourage learning.  You’ll be able to keep a cool head under pressure, and the ability to build relationships and to identify and support students into relevant pathways for career success.

We’re looking for someone who has a track record of delivering formal training programmes to youth and is passionate about educating young people.  Our ideal candidate will have experience delivering unit standards and has a solid understanding of the literacy and numeracy unit standards series.  You’ll have the opportunity to develop your career, and work in a role that makes a real difference in the lives of young people. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good understanding of adult learning
  • Adult learning qualification or unit standards in assessment and moderation (4098 or 30421) and the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education Level 5
  • Understanding of the Youth Guarantee Training Scheme
  • Ability to relate with young people
  • Full driver license

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  Please send your application to HR@atc.org.nz by 5.00pm, 20th August 2021.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Mechanical Engineering Tutor

Do you enjoy equipping people with key mechanical engineering skills and understand how to embed numeracy and literacy within a curriculum?

We are seeking the services of a tutor at our Hamilton campus to deliver the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Level 3 to both youth and adult students.

This 36-week course is for learners of all ages to provide them with the skills needed to transition into employment in engineering.

The course includes classroom and workshop time based out of our campus in Hamilton where learning will be gained through projects and workbook materials; other skills will be learned through such things as: CV Writing, self-management and employability skills. 

Aspects of numeracy and literacy are embedded throughout the course allowing students the opportunity to gain NCEA Level 1, and/or Level 2 as well as a Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.

We are looking for:

  • a passionate and committed tutor who can relate well with adult learners
  • a proven track record delivering formal training programmes
  • a good knowledge of the engineering industry in New Zealand
  • successful training in:
    • Unit Standard 4098 (Assessor Training)
    • The National Certificate in Adult Literacy & Numeracy Education (or equivalent)
  • an understanding of the Youth Guarantee Training Scheme would be beneficial
  • experience in collecting naturally occurring evidence for the 266xx Literacy and Numeracy unit standards series, and determining if the required standards are met

Vision College is part of a registered private Christian training provider with a proud 35-year plus history of changing lives through learning. If you would like to join our dedicated team, and meet the above requirements, we would like to hear from you.

You will need to be available to commence work immediately.

Please apply online or to HR@atc.org.nz with your covering letter and CV relevant to this position by 27th September 2021.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Alternative Education Tutor Support

Are you passionate about rangatahi and want to equip them with the skills and opportunities to set them on a positive path?

Vision College is a Christian tertiary provider that changes lives through learning and we have a track record providing quality education opportunities across our New Zealand-wide campuses for over 30 years.  We offer programmes and services that make a real difference in the lives of our learners – we aim for excellence not only in providing qualifications but developing individuals.  Our values are God honouring and Client focused, with a holistic approach so our tauira are championed to be effective leaders in their personal and professional lives.  We are looking for a passionate and motivated support tutor to join our Te Kura O Matauranga Alternative Education (AE) team in this part time (28 hours) role based in Hamilton for an immediate start.

In this newly-created role, you’ll leverage your passion for learning as well as your life experience to support our team delivering our Alternative Education programme.  You’ll facilitate learning for a group of tauira, and have a flexible approach, understanding that not all students and classrooms are the same, and you’ll have the ability to adapt to class requirements to encourage learning.  You’ll support the team to deliver effective holistical pastoral care and student experience. You’ll be able to keep a cool head under pressure and have the ability to build relationships and identify and support tauira into relevant pathways of returning back to mainstream education, employment or further study.   

We’re looking for someone who has a track record of delivering formal training programmes to rangatahi and is passionate about educating rangatahi people.  We have a fabulous team of skilled professionals who are passionate about what they do.  You’ll have the opportunity to develop your career, and work in a role that makes a real difference in the lives of rangatahi. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good understanding of rangatahi learning
  • Rangatahi learning qualification or unit standards in assessment and moderation and the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education Level 5
  • Ability to relate with rangatahi
  • Good level of IT
  • A willingness to learn, share knowledge and advocate for our rangatahi
  • Full driver license

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  Please apply online to HR@atc.org.nz with your covering letter and CV. Applications open until filled.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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