Anzsco Job Descriptons

Kaiawhina Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Assistant) – ANZSCO 422113


Assists Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teachers) with teaching duties and activities in the Maori language for children at pre-primary or early childhood level with emphasis given to Tikanga Maori (Maori custom).

Skill Level


Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4221 Education Aides


perform non-teaching duties to assist teaching staff in schools, provide care and supervision for children in preschools, and provide assistance to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their teachers.

  • demonstrating, supervising and participating in activities which enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children in schools and preschool centres
  • preparing indoor and outdoor areas for learning and recreational activities
  • assisting children with intellectual, physical and behavioural difficulties with their academic studies
  • assisting children individually to learn social skills
  • assisting with preparing teaching aids, and copying and collating written and printed material
  • distributing and collecting lesson material
  • providing assistance to small groups of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students
  • providing home-school liaison and counselling for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori students and their families
Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group
  • 422111 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Worker
  • 422112 Integration Aide
  • 422113 Kaiawhina Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Assistant)
  • 422114 Kaiawhina Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium School Assistant)
  • 422115 Preschool Aide
  • 422116 Teachers’ Aide
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