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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 in the information and communications technology (ICT) suite.


Teacher aides usually earn

$16-$24 per hour

Source: New Zealand Educational Institute, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a teacher aide are average because vacancies arise regularly, but competition is high.
Matt Benassi showing a student a maths problem on a whiteboard

Teacher aides may work alongside individual students or work with groups

Last updated 7 September 2017