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2024 Vacancies

Student Support Centre Administrator

Permanent | Part-time (32.5hrs per week, term time only)

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our hardworking Student Support Centre team. This person will contribute to our positive school culture, assisting students to find the right support they need during the school day.

Expected duties:

  • General administration to enable the smooth running of the Student Support Centre
  • Reception duties – answering the phones, first port of call for students
  • Support for deans area – making bookings on behalf of deans
  • Word processing, data entry and attendance officer duties

Although your responsibilities will be varied, your interpersonal manner will be your forte. Along with your strong organisational and communication skills, you will also need excellent computer literacy and keyboard skills.

Overall person specification

  • Mature outlook and self-managing
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and good problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (with teenagers too)
  • Outstanding interpersonal abilities

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. A satisfactory NZ Police Vet will be required before commencing work.

Download an application pack below:

Student Support Centre Administrator Application Pack

Applications close at 12pm Tuesday 25 June 2024

 

Dean (Kaiarataki) Support Worker

Fixed-term (22 July 2024 – 13 Dec 2024*)

*An extended contract may be possible depending on funding for 2025

Part-time (32.5hrs per week, term time only)

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our hardworking student support and pastoral team. This person will contribute to our positive culture and understand how strong relationships enhance personal growth for young people. The successful applicant will have proven experience in working with young people and their whānau, showing sympathy and initiative in responding to the needs of young people. The ability to communicate positively and effectively with students, parents and caregivers, staff and external agencies is essential. Confidentiality is also a key requirement for this position. Responsibilities include:

  • Receiving referrals from school, whānau and other sources, and reporting back on actions taken to provide positive intervention and support.
  • Assisting the school to provide early identification of students requiring additional pastoral support and guidance.
  • Assisting the school in improving student attendance and engagement.
  • Being a presence on school grounds to positively influence students towards strong and regular attendance in class.
  • Assisting the school and other agencies to establish and monitor plans to support individual students.

We are a progressive and innovative school, known for providing educational excellence alongside strong pastoral care support systems. Students are central to our decision making and we focus on maintaining strong relationships amongst our staff and with our students.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. A satisfactory NZ Police Vet will be required before commencing work.

Download an application pack below:

Dean Support Worker Application Pack

Applications close at 12pm Tuesday 25 June 2024

 

Bilingual Learning Assistant

Fixed-term (22 July 2024 – 29 November 2024)

Part-time (Hours TBC, term time only)

Are you fluent in English and possess exceptional language and translation skills in Spanish or Bhutanese? We would love to hear from you!

ƹϵεapp is seeking dynamic Bilingual Support Workers to join our diverse and passionate team.

As a Bilingual Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in bridging the communication gap. You will play a vital role in facilitating communication between students, parents and teachers. Your primary responsibility will be translating from English to your native language during the school day. You may also be required to support with translation at parent/teacher interviews, which may occur outside of school hours.  You will be the essential link in fostering understanding and collaboration between educators, parents and students.

Additionally, your linguistic prowess will shine as you assist in the classroom setting. Acting as a linguistic facilitator, you will ensure that the teacher's instructions are clearly conveyed to students, whether one-on-one or in small groups. Your dedication to empowering students with language access will make a significant impact on their learning journey.

Key requirements:

✅ Strong command of English and proficiency in one or more languages.

✅ Excellent translation skills for both written and spoken communication.

✅ Willingness to travel to schools within the Stoke area.

Note: The number of part-time hours will be dependent on the language spoken. Please ensure that you specify the language(s) you are fluent in.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of our students! If you are enthusiastic about fostering cross-cultural understanding and providing language support, we encourage you to apply.

Don't miss this chance to contribute your linguistic talents and empower young learners in our educational community today!

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. A satisfactory NZ Police Vet will be required before commencing work.

Download an application pack below:

Bilingual Learning Assistant Application Pack

Applications close at 12pm Wednesday 26 June 2024

 

Please direct all enquiries to:

Sarah Gwyn (Executive Assistant to Senior Leadership Team)

Email: sarah.gwyn@nayland.school.nz

Address: 166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011

Phone: 03 547 9769 ext 800