Waitākere College

Staff Vacancies

Rugby Development Officer 

Waitākere College is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to fill the role of Rugby Development Officer. As the Rugby Development officer, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of our junior rugby programme, ensuring its success and contributing to the holistic development of our students.

This is a part-time role (10-15 hours per week) and is fixed term for 25 weeks until October 2024.

Please refer to Seek for more details and to apply  




(excluding school holidays)


Waitakere 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; Freyberg Community School; Glen Eden Primary; Glendene Primary; Henderson Int; Henderson South Primary; Lincoln Heights School; Rutherford Primary; Te Atatu Int; Tirimoana Primary; and Waitakere College.

We are also employing Enviroschools Learning Support Aides, with positions currently available at Arohanui Special School; Flanshaw Road School; and Rutherford Primary).

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 11th March 2024 and finishing 15th November 2024. 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 $23.56 per hour (A Grade, Step 1 Teacher Aide Collective Agreement) plus holiday pay, KiwiSaver and ACC. 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 to be available for interviews during the week Monday 19th – Friday 23rd February 2024.

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please download the application form here 2024 Ls And Elsa Application Form Waitakere or 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 16th February 2024 at 12 noon.

All inquiries to: Margaret Campbell, Manager, Waitakere Improving School Attendance Programme.

Phone: 0274376126 Email: [email protected]