Employment Opportunities

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 ATC New Zealand 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

Early Childhood Tutor / Course Coordinator

Part-time 18 hours per week.

Do you have early childhood experience and enjoy working with youth?

We are seeking the services of a part – time tutor to deliver our Level 3 Early Childhood course, alongside another staff member. This role also includes leadership and administrative duties, and coordinating all aspects of the programme.

The free 18 week course is for youth aged 16 to 19 and provides the skills needed to transition into further Early Childhood or other pathway studies.

Students have the opportunity to gain NCEA level 1 through this course as we embed literacy and numeracy.

We are looking for:
• A passionate and committed tutor
• Early childhood training and leadership experience
• A knowledge of tikanga Maori and te reo would be valuable
• It would be beneficial if you had 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 institute with a proud 30-year 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. Please email your CV and covering letter to HR@atc.org.nz by 5:00pm Tuesday 31 December 2019.

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

Music Tutor

Full-time, permanent

If you are an Amazing Music Enthusiast who wants to make great money working at an awesome company, with a vibrant team, then keep reading.

The Team
Who are we? We’re a fun, engaging, entertaining and talented bunch of tutors who are passionate about music, musicians, and the entire creative arts spectrum, and have a focus in developing creatives who can serve in the music industry and their church. You will be working alongside professionals who are currently active in the industry today.

The Process
1. You find this ad and read it.
2. The position interests you and you send in your CV and cover letter.
3. We negotiate with you a date for an interview.
4. We decide on the best candidate for the job and get back to you.
5. You come in and meet the team and embark on the exciting journey ahead!

The Position
As a tutor, you will teach a range of programmes at Diploma and Degree level, ensuring quality academic delivery and service to our learners. You will have experience in music theory, performance music and relevant industry experience. Ideally you will have a degree or post graduate qualification in Music.

It is essential that you have a strong alignment to our values and a passion to make a difference.

If you like the sound of this band, we would love to hear from you.

For more information please email: HR@atc.org.nz or phone Jon Clarke on (07) 853 0220. Your CV and cover letter should be submitted to HR@atc.org.nz by 5.00pm Monday, 25th November 2019.

Start date for this position commences on Monday 13th January 2020.

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

Head of Counselling

0.8-1.0 FTE permanent

An exciting and seldom available opportunity to lead our Bachelor of Counselling programme in 2020 has arisen.

Vision College has a Christian special character operating nationwide from multiple campuses, and is seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader to oversee our well established School of Counselling in Christchurch, which offers the Bachelor of Counselling.

Alongside key leadership objectives the role provides opportunity to contribute to lecturing, and participate in ongoing personal research in your fields of interest and expertise.

Our ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and attributes:
• Masters or higher level qualification
• Research experience
• Tertiary and/or clinical teaching experience
• Counselling/psychological therapies practice and integration
• Highly developed communication skills
• Culturally competent
• Current practicing certificate with relevant professional body
• Open to learning from others and mentoring colleagues

Our Bachelor of Counselling qualification is recognised as a transformative programme by our students and alumni. For over 20 years the School of Counselling has been developing Person Centred and experientially focused Counsellors, preparing them for membership of the Professional Associations (NZAC; NZCCA), and equipping them to engage in unique careers transforming the lives of others.

If you are passionate about your Christian faith, and see this role as an extension of the call of God on your life, align with our values and mission to change lives through learning, and have a desire to join our dynamic and passionate team of Clinical Educators, then please submit your CV and cover letter to or request further information from HR@atc.org.nz.

Applications close December 16, 2019.

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

Graphic Designer

At ATC everything we do is focused on ‘Changing Lives Through Learning’. This commitment to providing the very best education and learning environment is something we truly believe in and it drives us every day.
ATC holds a strong commitment towards our people. We offer a fun, vibrant and supportive workplace.

The creative brief:
We are looking for a designer to be part of our creative graphic design and wider marketing team. This is a fast-paced environment where deadlines can be tight - so you'll have to think on your feet. With a January 2020 start, you will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience from a great team of creatives.

What will you do?
You'll use your creative talent and organisational skills to assist in a variety of work. Typical daily tasks include producing templated marketing material such as flyers, DLEs, brochures, adverts, social media, signs and newsletters, as well as printing on our inhouse printer.

What's in it for you?
Our work at ATC is varied - no day is the same. Our team work hard, know how to have fun and are truly passionate about what they do and the positive impact they have. Working here has great benefits, as part of the team you will:
• Work in a fun, hard-working and supportive team environment
• Receive ongoing support for your professional development
• Join one of NZ's most successful private training establishments

Who are you?
• You have a friendly 'can-do' attitude, with a strong work ethic and desire to succeed
• Have experience working in an organised team environment
• Are proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
• Enjoy interpreting creative briefs and working unsupervised as well as a team
• Able to multi-task work accurately and show initiative
• A team player - you value contributing to the success of those around you more than your personal achievements
• You are flexible and adaptable and adjust your style to work effectively with different people

If you are interested joining an organisation with a clear purpose, a commitment to valuing people and an exciting future we would love to hear from you. Apply now!

For more information please email: HR@atc.org.nz, or phone Rachel on (07) 853 0220.

Please apply online or to HR@atc.org.nz with your covering letter and CV by Friday 10th January 2020.

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

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