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Teacher Aide

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
4 Mar 2019
Canterbury, Rest of Canterbury
Work Type
Part Time
Education & Training, Teaching Aides & Special Needs

About the business

West Melton Primary School is a full primary school educating learners from Year 0 to Year 8 situated 20 km west of Christchurch and fifteen minutes travel from the outskirts of the city. We have close to 440 students and continue to grow.

Feel free to explore our website and get a 'feel' for our school. We provide an inclusive learning environment where students are encouraged to participate as innovative, connected and empowered young people driving their passion for learning.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a motivated, energetic, positive person to join our Learning Assistants (Teacher Aides) team.  The position will be primarily working with a high needs learner who is in Year 8 this year. The key task is to support the child's engagement in learning and social activities. This role is 16 hours per week for Term 2.  Future terms will be determined at a later point, though the support will continue. There maybe the opportunity to work with other children with a variety of learning needs in the future. Additional hours are available for the right candidate.

Benefits and perks

We offer a lot of benefits not limited to:

  • A friendly, supportive environment

  • Meaningful work - making a positive difference for children with additional needs

Skills and experience

If this sounds like you then please apply:

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Strong ability to build relationships with children

  • Patience and care for children

Email a covering letter and CV to Tracey Ogle at

Please direct any queries to Jeanette Neal:

Applications close at 12pm on Monday 18 March

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a teacher aide?
  • Do you have experience working with children with special needs?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (Criminal Record Check) for employment?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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