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VACANCIES

Teaching positions are advertised in the  Education Gazette 

Teacher Aide

We are currently looking for a Teacher Aide who is passionate about young people and enjoys working as part of a team. The role involves supporting students in class and working with small groups of students to improve their literacy skills.

The successful candidate will have proven Teacher Aide experience and / or previous experience of working with teenagers. Excellent written and spoken English language skills are essential.  Good IT skills and experience of Microsoft Office is preferred. The role is subject to a satisfactory police vet check.

This position is for a fixed term, term time only, beginning Term 1 and ending Term 4 2023.  Working 30 hours per week between the hours of 8.45am to 3.15pm, Monday to Friday, term time only.  

 

This position is fixed term because it involves working on a project to provide Teacher Aide assistance to specific students.

The full job description can be downloaded from the link below. 

 

Please submit by emailing applications@avcol.school.nz.  Applications should include a covering letter and current CV. 

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  Terms of employment would be as per the Support Staff in Schools’ Collective Agreement 2022 – 2024.

Accountant

We are seeking a confident, professional and proactive  Accountant to be responsible for the financial administration of the school.  This is a varied and busy role in which you will use your organisational skills to effectively manage tasks and deadlines.  

  

The successful candidate will work closely with our Business Manager and will possess excellent financial and accounting skills with a proven track record. 

  

The key attributes we are looking for are:    

 

  • Previous experience working as an Accountant and have payroll experience. 

  • The ability to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations.  

  • Team leadership and management abilities. 

  • Experience developing guidelines and systems. 

  • Ability to co-ordinate multiple activities under pressure and tight time constraints. 

  • Self-motivated with the ability to demonstrate own initiative.  

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills and experience with finance software and databases.  

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.  

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. 

  • Enjoy working with procedures and guidelines. 

  • Strong customer focus with an approachable and friendly manner. 

A tertiary qualification in the relevant area is preferred. 

   

This role is a full-time salaried position.  The full job description can be downloaded below.      

To register your interest, please forward your CV and covering letter to Yasmin Khan, Business Manager. 

  

Email:     applications@avcol.school.nz 

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. 

Gateway Coordinator

We have a vacancy for an organised and motivated person to coordinate and manage the work experience placement of our senior students in various industries.  The role also includes setting learning goals and managing the achievement of these goals with the individual students, providers and employers.

 

This is a part time position of 25 – 30 hours a week, term time only.

 The key attributes we are looking for are:

  • Flexibility, being able to adapt to a range of situations.

  • Effective time management, being able to plan and prioritise tasks to complete within agreed timeframes.

  • Self motivated with ability to demonstrate own initiative.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Approachable and friendly manner.

 

Ideally you will have had some experience working with secondary students or within a human resources role.

The full job description can be downloaded below. 

The preferred start date is late January 2023.  To register your interest, please email your CV and covering letter to: applications@avcol.school.nz

Community Facilities Assistant

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our team to assist the Community Facilities Manager in providing a professional level of service to our community user groups.

 

Working on a part time basis up to 10 hours per week. Days of work will primarily be a Saturday or Sunday with some relief work during week day evenings also required.

The Community Facilities team are responsible for the stadium, turf and fields during the hours of operation which are: Monday to Friday 5.30 pm–10.00 pm and weekends 7.00 am–10.30 pm.  The successful applicant will have relevant experience and the following attributes:

•Reliable, responsible and trustworthy
•Excellent communication and attention to detail
•Outgoing personality, professional at all levels and well organised
•Demonstrate a passion for sport and an ability to promote the facilities for community use
•Would suit a tertiary student or mature person with experience in facilities or sports/events management
•Flexibility to fit into the operating hours of the facility and work within a team roster

The job description can be downloaded from the Avondale College website: www.avcol.school.nz

To register your interest, please forward your CV and covering letter to: applications@avcol.school.nz

 

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  Terms of employment would be as per the Support Staff in Schools’ Collective Agreement 2022 - 2024.

This role is subject to a satisfactory police vet check.

Music Administrator

We are seeking a confident and motivated Music Administration Assistant to provide administrative support to our busy Music Department.  Performing a variety of administrative tasks, you will be an integral part of the team and ensure the smooth running of the Department.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident and experienced administrator wanting to work part-time hours. You will need to have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and be systematic and process driven but be flexible and able to use your initiative when required.

Music knowledge and working within a school environment is desirable but not essential.

Key skills and attributes we are looking for are:

  • Ability to work and contribute to a team environment and goals

  • Flexibility, being able to vary tasks and adapt to a range of situations

  • Effective time management, being able to plan and prioritise tasks to complete within agreed timeframes

  • High professional and personal standards with quality output of work

  • Self-motivated with ability to demonstrate own initiative

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities under pressure and tight time constraints

  • An approachable, friendly manner with a ‘can do’ attitude

 

This is a permanent position working up to 18 hours per week, term time only. 

The full job description can be downloaded below. 

 

To register your interest, please email your CV and covering letter to: applications@avcol.school.nz

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