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Teacher Aide

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

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Apr 2019
Wellington, Porirua & Kapiti Coast
Work Type
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 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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