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Welcome to the Kimi Ora School website

Kimi Ora School is a special needs school that enrols students from the Wellington region. It is a school that caters for a diverse range of students aged from five to twenty one years of age with high and very high complex special needs.  Kimi Ora means “seeking well being in health” or “to be made whole.” Our school offers an holistic approach to education, working with the family we aim to achieve the best for your child. The therapies of speech language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and music therapy offered on site, on an ongoing basis, add an extra dimension to your child’s education.  Our enrolment and information documentation is available in Te Reo and other languages as required.

Staff Vacancy:

Fixed Term (March until December 2017) Teacher Aide Position: Commencing 20 March or sooner if possible

Based at Kimi Ora School, Naenae

27.5 hours per week, 5 days per week, term time only.

We seek a teacher aide to work within our transdisciplinary team.   An interest in working with students with very high needs is essential. Professional development will be available to the successful candidates.

As part of the role you will be required to support student’s in hydrotherapy.

Closing date for applications for this position is 17 February 2017.  Go to “About our School”, “Job Vacancies” for the application and job description.


We are looking for people who are able to work on a casual basis as a teacher aide at our Evans Bay site. This is to fill in for staff when they are off work. The hours are 9 – 3pm. If you are interested please contact suep@kimiora.school.nz to organise a visit to the school.

Check out our latest ERO Report here:

Kimi Ora School confirmed report 2015


Student Vacancies

Please click ‘About our School’ then ‘Enrolments’ for more information.


100 Walters Street, Naenae, 04 567 5834
Evans Bay:
14 Kemp St, Kilbirnie, 04 387 9301