Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Manaaki Montessori@Tawa Primary
  • Location: Wellington, Tawa
  • Work type: Permanent

The Manaaki Montessori Trust at Tawa School is seeking a teaching assistant to work alongside our classroom teacher in our Montessori Class (ages 6-12). This position commences at the beginning of the 2020 school year and is an ongoing position (term time only). 

The ideal applicant would be able to follow direction; take initiative where appropriate; support Montessori philosophy; and enjoy working with children. 

It is essential that the successful applicant will commit to training as a Montessori teaching assistant. The training is over a two week time period, in Hamilton, in July 2020, as well as ongoing training with the class teacher. All costs will be covered by the Manaaki Montessori Trust.

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Hours are 9am – 3.15pm Monday – Thursday. Friday hours are negotiable. Some additional hours may also be required as necessary, such as attending teachers only days and meetings. The successful applicant may also be required to spend some of their work time in other areas of the school according to need.

Applications close 5pm Friday 6th December 2019, with the successful applicant to start at the beginning of Term One next year (2020).   

Any offer of employment is conditional upon a satisfactory safety check, which includes a police vet.  
An application form must be completed for your application to be processed. For an application pack and further information, please contact Trena Sharpes, Executive Officer, via email tsharpes@tawa.school.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

MANZ Member School  •  18 November 2019