Teacher Aide

Kaiāwhina Kaiako

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Teacher aides assist teachers in a classroom by working with students on a one-on-one basis, or in groups. Some teacher aides work in the school library or ICT suite.


Teacher aides usually earn

$15-$24 per hour

Source: New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI), 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a teacher aide are good because vacancies regularly arise.
Matt Benassi showing a student a maths problem on a whiteboard

Teacher aides may work alongside individual students or work with groups

Last updated 21 April 2016