Teacher Aide

Kaiāwhina Kaiako

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Teacher aides support children's learning at school. They assist teachers in a classroom by working with students on a one-to-one basis, or in groups. Some teacher aides work in the school library or the ICT suite.


Teacher aides usually earn

$15-$24 per hour

Source: New Zealand Educational Institute and Ministry of Education.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a teacher aide are good because vacancies come up reasonably often.

Last updated 22 September 2015