Waitākere College

Staff Vacancies

WAITAKERE LEARNING SUPPORT (TEACHER AIDE) PROGRAMME AND ENVIROSCHOOLS LEARNING SUPPORT AIDE PROGRAMME
30 WEEKS FIXED TERM EMPLOYMENT
(excluding school holidays)
20 HOURS PER WEEK

Waitākere Improving School Attendance Programme is continuing our “Return to the Workforce” programmes for parents who currently receive the Sole Parent Support benefit.  
We are able to employ Learning Support (Teacher Aides) to work in one of the following schools:  Birdwood Primary; Edmonton Primary; Henderson Int; Liston College; Rangeview Int; Rutherford College; Rutherford Primary; Te Atatu Int; Tirimoana Primary; Waitakere College; and Waitakere SDA.   We are also employing Enviroschools Learning Support Aides, with positions currently available at Flanshaw Primary, Tirimoana Primary; (others to be confirmed). The 20 hours of work for both programmes is during normal school hours and terms.
The positions are for a 30-week fixed term period (excluding school holidays) commencing Monday 13th March 2023 and finishing 17th November.  
The projects are partially funded by Work and Income through the Ministry of Development Flexi-Wage Project in the Community. The rate of pay will be $22.75 per hour (A Grade, Step 1 Teacher Aide Collective Agreement). There is no guarantee that the Learning Support positions or the Enviroschools Learning Support Aide positions will continue after the end of the project.
 
Successful Learning Support applicants will develop learning support/ teacher aide skills through working with teachers and students in a classroom, supporting literacy, numeracy and general learning needs; and preparing teaching resources and other duties as requested by the school.  A job description and training will be provided by each school.   Successful Enviroschools Learning Support Aides will receive training in the Enviroschools kaupapa and related content, including waste, horticulture, gardening and preparing food skills, pests, biodiversity, energy and water conservation through a network of resources as well as from Enviroschools and Auckland Council Sustainable Schools.  (See https://enviroschools.org.nz for further understanding around Enviroschools kaupapa). General Learning Support/Teacher Aide skills will also be developed as an essential part of the role.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Successful applicants must complete a satisfactory police vet and be available for interviews during the week Monday 20th – Friday 24th February 2023. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please collect an information pack and application form from the school offices listed above or email [email protected] for the information.
Please either deliver the completed application to any one of the above schools’ offices or email your application to [email protected] Applications close Friday 17th February 2023 at 12 noon.
All inquiries to:  Margaret Campbell, Manager, Waitākere Improving School Attendance Programme.
Phone: 0274376126 Email: [email protected]