Paid Schools Assistant in New Zealand

with Letz Live

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project location
start dateStart date:
Monthly salary - varies depending on placement
contract durationContract duration:
11 months
hours of workHours of work:
Full-time 5 days a week
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and mealsAll meals during school term provided
training providedTraining provided

Are you eager to experience the wonders of life on the opposite side of the globe? Embark on a Gap Year adventure, where you can make unforgettable memories. Immerse yourself in the pulse of a new city through a working holiday—whichever path you choose, step out and embrace the real world!

You could be taking a selfie with a kangaroo in Australia, skiing in Queenstown in New Zealand or visiting the waterfalls in Thailand. Whichever programme you choose, we're confident you'll learn, grow and travel whilst also getting paid.

Our Gap Year programmes are paid where you will work and live in a school or educational setting, using the holidays to travel as much as you possibly can. Meals and accommodation are included, so you can spend more of your earnings on your next trips.

We're with you every step of the way. Our teams will welcome you when you arrive and you will partake in a 3-day orientation programme to meet your fellow participants. Following this, you'll head to your placement to begin a year you'll never forget.

Paid Schools Assistant in New Zealand
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Paid Schools Assistant in New Zealand
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project highlights Highlights

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Work in a fun and safe environment in a boarding or day school
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Paid position with meals and accommodation included
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Meet other Gap Assistants from all over the world
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Travel on your days off or over the school holidays (road trips, skiing, Australia, Fiji or Bali!)

typical day
The job description
a typical day on this gap project

A paid Gap Year in New Zealand will be one of the best years of your life!

Imagine this, you arrive In New Zealand to be met by the Letz Live team. They escort you straight to Auckland city centre where you start with a walking tour of the this amazing city! You'll spend the first 3 days in Auckland, meeting other Letz Live gappies who have arrived from all over the world.

Following this, you'll transfer to your school placement, which will become your home for the year. Working as a school assistant you may be supporting students before or after lessons, supervising the boarding house or meal times, taking students to off-site appointments, running sports activities and more. No two days are the same but we assure you it's lot of fun.

The best part - you can spend your days off and all of the school holidays travelling! Whether this is around New Zealand or further afield, such as Fiji or Bali, the options are quite literally endless.

ideal candidate
Who are we looking for?
what makes you the ideal candidate

Applicants for our New Zealand Gap year programme must:

*Be aged between 18 and 25 years old at the time of their arrival into New Zealand
*Hold a valid passport from one of the following countries; Australia, Botswana, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Netherlands, Republic of South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA or Zimbabwe to be eligible for the Work Exchange Scheme
*Have no serious pre-existing medical conditions
*Be double vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work in a school as per New Zealand requirements
*Have no prior convictions; all participants are required to provide a Police Clearance from their home country
*Have completed secondary schooling prior to arrival in New Zealand
*Be willing to undergo a medical examination as part of the visa application (if required by New Zealand Immigration authorities)

our offer
What can we offer you?
why choose us for your gap year

* Placement at a leading school in New Zealand
* 'Welcome to Australia' 3-day orientation held on the Gold Coast
* Dedicated in-country team to support you
* Training course and certificate
* Discounted travel and tours


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