ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION TEACHER AIDE

Applications close 16 September 2019

 

Alternative Education Teacher Aide

Fixed Term Agreement - 20hrs Per Week During School Term

About us: 

Bays Youth Community Trust is a not-for-profit organisation with more than 10 years experience working with young people experiencing psychological distress, educational challenges and other challenging life situations. Our programmes support young people to grow in resilience and the ability to manage their life situations and ultimately support them to shape a positive future. We provide quality wrap-around services aimed at making a positive impact in the lives of young people and their families in the areas of education, counselling, mentoring and work skills development.

Bays Youth Community Trust is based on the North Shore and the organisation is associated with the Windsor Park Baptist Church and Equip Mental Health and Addictions Agency.  We are a values led organisation who truly care about the people we work with and for and have a strong Christian ethos.  We pride ourselves on our supportive, inclusive culture and our success in making a positive difference in the lives of others.  

About the role: 

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our Alternative Education Team. This team works with a small group of 13-16 year olds who for various reasons mainstream schooling has not been successful. The emphasis is on education and life skills, including developing healthy self-esteem, identifying individual and collective strengths and helping young people create pathways to a positive future.  You will be required primarily to work with high complex needs students on a one to one basis to help them achieve their needs.

This is a dynamic role so you will need to be organized and energetic, with the ability to build relationships with students, families, employees and providers such as government agencies and social services. This is a great opportunity to work in an energetic, fun environment to provide positive early intervention services and support for young people.

Skills and experience:

 

The successful candidate will:

Be able to manage students in a learning environment.  Experience working with this age group is preferred.
Have a genuine passion to help young people to achieve academic results and improve their lives.
Be a good motivator, role model and team player
Be flexible, with good time management skills
Clear Police and Oranga Tamariki background check
Holds a current full, clean NZ motor vehicle licence
Have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

 

Application Process:

If you have the skills we seek, plus a can do attitude and want to belong to a supportive and engaging team making a real difference in our community, we would love to hear from you!

So if you’re looking for a job that’s more than just a job, download an application pack from our website: www.equip.net.nz        Please quote reference number AETA on the application.

Applications close:  4pm Monday 16th of September 2019.