Student Support Worker


Rangitoto College is looking for an exceptional, empathetic person to work in classes with our students. This is a fixed term, term time position available for Term 2 start. 

To succeed in this position you will be energetic with a sunny disposition and ideally have experience in working with young people with additional educational needs. Hours are 30 per week, term time only, 8.50 to 3.20 Monday to Friday.

School hours and term time only allows true work-life balance.

 

Job tasks and Responsibilities

The following is a range of duties that can be required of this position holder;

  • Assisting students in lessons under the direction of the teacher.
  • Supporting small groups of students under the direction of the teacher.
  • Assisting students who have specific special needs with their personal care as required
  • Assisting students who have specific needs with access arrangements and specialist furniture as required.
  • Supporting students on off-site trips and activities as required.
  • Contributing to IEP meetings as required
  • Attending learning support meetings
  • Attending professional development as required
  • Maintaining professional confidentiality with regards to student information
  • Positive relationships with students with additional needs  
  • Supervision and support for  students with special conditions as necessary

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate;

  • The ability to relate to, and build trust with, young people who have additional needs
  • The ability to communicate effectively to provide information, assistance and instruction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • To be flexible in working arrangements
  • Have a professional and warm manner
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • To be able to work independently and as part of a team
Remuneration is Associate Grade B as per the Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement, currently $21.15 per hour.

 

 

 

 

Fixed Term Contract - Part Time

Job no: CDAS00237

Location: Auckland

School: Rangitoto College - 28

Closing Date: Monday, 13 April 2020