17 May 2019

Full-Time Special Education Advisor

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

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Job Description

Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatū region

Full-time, permanent position based in our Palmerston North office

Are you an experienced innovative practitioner who is ready for a new challenge and variety in your career?

We are seeking a person who is ready for new opportunities, who is enthusiastic, versatile and highly motivated to work in the Palmerston North area.

Specialist subject expertise in either behaviour or speech and language therapy interventions would be an advantage.

This position requires the applicant to work flexibly across early childhood and school settings to embed inclusive education.

You will be responsible for providing high quality learning support services to educators and whānau of children with complex needs in school settings and early childhood settings.

You will need the following:

  • A post-graduate degree or diploma in education, special education or related discipline relevant to the focus of the position (e.g. family work, disability or mental health)
  • An ability and willingness to work in collaborative partnership with other professionals, agencies, whānau and the sector
  • An ability to work as part of a transdisciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to sustain productive professional relationships
  • A genuine commitment to evidence based interventions which demonstrate inclusive education practice and contribute to raising student achievement
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • A current full driver’s licence

If you are interested in this rewarding role please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button. For further information please contact Caroline Campbell on (06) 350 9867 or by email at caroline.campbell@education.govt.nz

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role.
Please review the position description here.

Applications close midnight - Sunday, 2 June 2019.

Job Categories: Education / Training. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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