Teacher Aide, Part Time, Fixed Term, Odyssey House Youth Programmes

The Southern Health School (SHS) provides education throughout the South Island, to students who are unable to attend their regular school because of high health needs. We currently seek a teacher aide to work alongside the teacher at our Odyssey House classroom. Odyssey House provides therapeutic support and education to clients with drug and alcohol addictions.

We seek a calm and confident  person, with sound literacy and numeracy skills, who is able to support the kaupapa of the host organisation as well as meeting the expectations of the school. 

The position is for 24 hours over four days, between the hours of 9 am and 3 pm. The position will commence on 24 February 2020.

This is a fixed term position until 3 July 2020.  An ongoing role is possible. 

An application pack is available below or by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Applications close: 3pm Friday 20 December 2019  with interviews occurring on Jan 20th and 21st 2020.


Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification


Safety checking will be carried out in accordance with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. This will include: a police vet; identity verification; references and an interview. A work history will be sought and previous employers will be contacted. If there is any suspicion that an applicant might pose a risk to a child, that applicant will not be employed.