Teacher Aide

Teacher Aide 

(part-time, school hours from 2024)

Kairanga School   – Palmerston North

Teaching Aides & Special Needs (Education & Training)


$25 – $30 per hour

We are seeking an energetic, caring, organised and motivated Teacher Aide to join our team for the 2024 school year.

This is a fixed-term, part-time position, for up to 16 hours per week, with work between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:30 pm, Monday to Thursday, term time only.   The start date will be after the beginning of the 2024 school year, in February 2024.

The successful candidate will support student learning and contribute positively to our school community.   Experience working with students with learning differences would be an advantage.  

Kairanga School is a rural school just 5km from the Palmerston North City Boundary, a full primary co-educational school with 7 classrooms and approximately 170 students.  

Employment Agreement:  Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement;  Teacher Aide Grade B/C.   The position is fixed-term for reasons of recruitment.  

Applicants must have the legal right to work in Aotearoa New Zealand, and police vetting will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Applications should be sent directly to the principal James Rea, with the subject line: Application Confidential.  His email address:

Please email for an application form and information pack. Please use Confidential Application as the subject. Applications close:  11 December 2023 at noon

Relief Teachers Wanted

We are always looking for quality relievers for casual relieving as well as seeking ongoing teacher release positions from time to time. We use the StaffSync application for much of our day-to-day reliever bookings. Please sign up to StaffSync or email Ann in the office, if you are interested in becoming a relief teacher and for further information.

Please take the time to explore our website for further information about our school.