Waitakere Improving School Attendance Programme is continuing our “Return to the Workforce” programme for parents who currently receive the Sole Parent Support benefit.  We are able to employ 12 Teacher Aides to work in one of the following schools: Edmonton Primary; Flanshaw Road Primary; Lincoln Heights School; Liston College; Royal Road School; Rutherford College; and Tirimoana Primary.  The work is during normal school hours.


The positions are for a 26 week fixed term period commencing Monday 20th March 2017.  The project is partially funded by Work and Income through the Ministry of Development Flexi-Wage Project in the Community.  The rate of pay will be $15.60 per hour. There is no guarantee that the teacher aide positions will continue after the end of the project.


Successful applicants will develop 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. 


All successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory police vet and to be available for interviews during the week Monday 27th February – Wednesday 1st March 2017.


If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please collect an information pack from the school offices listed above.


If you would like to learn more about these positions, we are holding short information meetings on:

        Thursday 9th February, 9.15 a.m. at Tirimoana Primary School

        Thursday 9th February, 10.30 a.m. at Edmonton Primary School

        Friday 10th February, 9.15 a.m. at Royal Road School

        Friday 10th February, 10.30 a.m. at Lincoln Heights School

        Friday 10th February, 11.45 a.m. at Rutherford College


Completed applications may be “posted” in the ‘Teacher Aide Applications Box’ at the school office in the above schools.


Applications close Friday 17th February at 12 noon.


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

Phone: 0274376126


Information packs will be available from the school office from 18th January

Edmonton Primary School
1 School Road
Te Atatu South
Auckland 0610
Ph: (09) 838 9318
Fax: (09) 838 9318