Residential Transport Worker

  • Transport students travelling to and from the Christchurch school provisions
  • Permanent, part-time role
  • Weekdays early morning and late to mid-afternoons



At Ko Taku Reo we work to nurture the social and emotional wellbeing of New Zealand’s Deaf and hard of hearing children and help them form their own identity; as well as providing support and resources to help them reach their academic potential.  We are a school and a national learning organisation.  You will be joining a nationwide team who share passion and enthusiasm for supporting our students and school.


We are looking for a compassionate and caring professional to join our Residential Support Team in the role of Residential Transport Worker. This role is responsible for the safe and timely delivery of the students between the Residences and High School provisions in Christchurch before and after school. You will need to have exceptional communication skills to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the students using the service, so a positive attitude and the ability to build trusting relationships will be crucial in this role. The hours of this role are Monday to Friday (7.30am-9.30am and 2.00pm-4.00pm) during term time with some flexibility needed to work outside of these hours.


  • Will have a full and clean NZ Drivers Licence
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety reporting obligations for schools in NZ
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Understanding of vehicle maintenance and safety checks
  • Proficient in NZSL (or a willingness to learn)
  • Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships
  • Ability to anticipate problems and to be proactive in problem solving

If you are interested in joining a passionate and hardworking team where you can help make a positive impact, please send us a copy of your CV and cover letter telling us why you'd love to work with us!  

Only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for an interview will be considered for this position.  Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 8 February 2023


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Permanent Part-time

Job no: AXAL32431

Location: Canterbury

School: Ko Taku Reo

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 8 February 2023