Our strength is our people and our focus is our boys.

Core Christian virtues guide all we do and how we act. Honesty, respect, justice and compassion create a caring and supportive environment, where boys feel comfortable to be themselves as they strive to reach their potential. Our mission is Each boy at his best.

Our campus is unique, with its combination of heritage buildings and state-of-the-art learning spaces, with facilities at the cutting edge of technological excellence. It is a wonderful teaching and learning environment.

College employee benefits

We provide staff with a variety of health, financial and wellbeing benefits to ensure they feel supported and enjoy their time at College.

  • Remuneration is above state levels
  • Subsidised education at College and our sister school
  • Flu shots
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Generous holiday provisions

If you would like to place a general expression of interest, please email your curriculum vitae to email hidden; JavaScript is required with a cover letter outlining your experiences, skills, knowledge and attributes.

Teaching at Christ's College

Teacher Aide

Christ’s College is a leading independent school for boys, providing an innovative and inspiring working environment, preparing generations of young men to embrace a world of opportunity.

Our greatest asset is our staff, who work to enable boundless opportunities to emerge for the boys. This highly qualified and committed team is supported by forward-thinking governance and dedicated professional administrators, who ensure every opportunity for success is achieved. We are an inclusive community, all committed to providing a high-quality education for our boys.

College is seeking an organised, patient and empathetic Teacher Aide to provide one-on-one support for a Year 9 student at College. This is a part-time, term-time only position (approx 25 hours per week according to the school time table, for Terms 1 and 2, 2023) as we determine the needs of our student. Further work in the role is likely after the second term, but the hours and candidate skillset may change. For the College term dates, please click here.

The Teacher Aide should ideally have previous experience in such a role, but alternatively, have transferable skills of a positive, proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and the ability to act as a primary go-to person for our student. To be successful for this role, it is crucial for us to find the right “fit” for this role and for our student.

Requirements of the role are the abilities to:

  • Understand and relate to the specific learning and behavioural needs of the student by providing direct support and encouragement

  • Clarify and explain instructions and the parameters of these

  • Provide a reassuring presence by presenting a patient and calm demeanour

  • Support the student's development and ongoing integration and independence by providing positive re-enforcement of the student's self-esteem

  • Help manage stressors in the classroom environment

  • Assist the student to concentrate and complete classroom work

  • Establish a supportive relationship with the student as well as teaching staff and parents

  • Contribute to feedback around the student's performance


Reporting to the Head of Department, Learning Centre & ESOL, our Teacher Aides are key members of our learning support team.

The fixed term will be from Friday 27 January–30 June 2023.

College offers excellent working conditions in an attractive environment; the remuneration for this role will be determined by the relevant skill-set and experience of the successful candidate.

Applicants for this position should have current NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please apply with a covering letter and curriculum vitae with relevant experience to Shari Clunne, Human Resources Manager at email hidden; JavaScript is required.


Given the time-constraints around the starting date for this role, late applications will only be considered if the Human Resources Manager has been advised prior to the closing date.

In accordance with the Privacy Act (2020), the information provided as part of your application remains confidential and will only be used for the purpose of considering your suitability for this vacancy.

If your application is successful, the information you supply will be held as part of your personnel file.

Information relating to unsuccessful applicants will be confidentially destroyed within one week of the recruitment process having been completed.

You have the right to view your personal information held by Christ's College within this period.

The information will be seen by staff who have authorised access to documents relating to Christ’s College’s recruitment and selection process. It will not be disclosed to any third party unless specifically authorised by the applicant, or to meet legal obligations stipulated by the Privacy Act (2020).

You have the right to access and correct any personal information held by College.