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Teacher Aide

Advertiser: Westmount Education Trust Inc.More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Apr 2019
Location
Wellington, Porirua & Kapiti Coast
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Education & Training, Teaching Aides & Special Needs

With a vision of delivering “a global education ecosystem that develops life-ready students who learn how to learn”, Westmount is a Year 3-13 independent special character school delivering the New Zealand curriculum to over 1,650 students across eleven campuses.

Our Wellington Campus is seeking an experienced Teacher Aide to provide one-to-one support to a Year 6 student (male) with challenging behaviour on a fixed-term basis until July 2019. While not essential, previous experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties or SEN would be advantageous.

Key Experience and Skills

  • Experience working with young people;
  • An understanding of the New Zealand curriculum;
  • An understanding of different learning methods and teaching styles;
  • Ability to cater for students’ varying needs;
  • Excellent relationship building and management skills;
  • Patience, resilience, adaptability and empathy.

All applicants will need to have the right to work in New Zealand. Unfortunately, applications from abroad will not be considered.

Please contact Iain Longden on iain.longden@westmount.school.nz for further information or visit our website for a copy of the position description.

Applications close: Friday, 26 April (unless an appointment is made sooner)

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?

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