Teacher aides

We require reliable, energetic people who would love the opportunity to work with and alongside our young people.

The positions available require experienced teacher aides. You need to be passionate about this work, able to work well as part of a team, and able to learn and apply specialised teaching approaches. The hours are 9 am to 2.30 pm, 5 days per week, term time only. A job description can be emailed to you if required.

These positions are based in our satellite units in West Auckland. The closing date for applications is Friday 27 May 2022.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Please apply with a cover letter and CV to the Principal.

Scale A Teachers

We teach special education… what's your superpower?

We are looking for collaborative, innovative, and relationship-focused teachers. Experience in special education and/or working with young adults is an advantage but induction, mentoring and a superhero costume will be provided.

Relationships, engagement, and having a great attitude are the cornerstones of Arohanui Special School.

  • Are you someone who develops strong relationships with students, parents, and staff and holds high expectations for all your learners?

  • Do you want to be part of a school culture that values the diversity of each of its students?

  • Do you have a passion for helping learners reach their potential and the ability to think creatively in developing learning programmes?

Then Arohanui Special School is where you want to be!

Arohanui Special School offers small classes, high teacher aide support, and a commitment to professional learning and development. Experience working with special education is desirable but not essential as ongoing support is provided.

School visits are encouraged, please contact Shaki for more information. Email your CV and cover letter to

The closing date for applications is 27 May 2022.

Library and Resource Manager

We seek someone with the vision and skills required to take our school resource room and library to the next level. Our school has a complex structure and is based on multiple sites. The successful applicant needs to be able to see the big picture and work alongside the leadership team to further develop our library and resource centre that meets our needs.

You will be responsible for the management of school wide teaching and learning resources, school wide purchasing and the maintenance of the schools asset register.

The ideal applicant will be:

● well organised

● IT literate and familiar with library systems

● willing to proactively promote resources to the wider school community

● Happy to provide school wide training in the effective use of resources

● familiar with the school environment and understand the needs of our students

● Have a strong sense of collegiality

● A team player

Arohanui offers you a supportive working environment where professional development is encouraged. Arohanui has a culture of well-being based on shared values and positive relationships throughout the school community.

For more information and a job description contact Shaki on 09 838 6696 or email

To apply please email a letter of application with your CV and two referees to or post to The Principal, Arohanui Special School,

Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602.