The 10 steps below gives you an idea how to get started.
Observe an NZSL class. Talk to NZSL teachers. Ask questions.
Become an NZSLTA member. Understand the NZSLTA's teacher registration system.
Join NZSLTA workshops. Enrol in the Certificate in Deaf Studies: Teaching NZSL course at Victoria University. Observe more NZSL classes.
4. Set up
Ask local NZSL teachers where you could teach. Contact a Community Education Centre to set up a class.
Look through this website. Read about learning outcomes, course outlines, resources etc.
Make a lesson plan. Prepare resources.
Practice how you'll introduce signs, explain activities and use resources.
Happy teaching! Enjoy new challenges.
Think about how you can improve. Ask others for ideas and feedback.
Keep up your NZSLTA membership. Look out for new resources. Continue attending conferences and workshops.
These members will tell you a part of their journey of becoming an NZSL teacher.