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Teacher Aide

Advertiser: Takanini SchoolMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Jul 2019
Auckland, Papakura & Franklin
$15 - $19.99 per hour
Work Type
Part Time
Education & Training, Teaching Aides & Special Needs

Do you have a passion for cooking or gardening and working with children in the kitchen? Would you love to inspire and motivate the students in our decile 1 school to either create simple recipes with vegetables grown in our school garden or to develop and maintain a garden to support the Garden to Table programme? Takanini School has a unique opportunity for a Kitchen Specialist and a Garden Specialist to set up the kitchen and garden for our Garden to Table programme.

9-12 midday  Mon-Thursday  Term time only 

Start date to be negotiated. 

Closes 25 July 

Send CV and cover letter

Skills needed:

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Initiative and a 'can do' attitude

  • Be passionate about cooking or gardening and have a willingness to learn, share and communicate this enthusiasm to students, parent helpers, teachers, the school and the wider community.

  • Ability to plan and prepare a cooking programme or gardening programme for students 

  • Maintain a productive and safe kitchen or garden environment suitable for primary aged students.

  • Keep kitchen or garden equipment in a clean, tidy condition. Ensure maintenance tasks are completed as required.

  • Liaise with the Garden Specialist to plan the Garden to Table programme, including harvest requirements, timetabling, general problem solving, as well as initiating and planning upcoming events.

  • Be able to give instructions and information to children and parent helpers about the kitchen or garden activities to be completed for that day. Allow time at the end of each session for the children to reflect and tidy up.      

  • Facilitate the session with the support of the classroom teacher.

  • Promote and demonstrate good health and safety working practices at all times.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in education support?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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