Early intervention teacher
Based in the Lower Hutt office.
Applications are invited from qualified early intervention teachers to work in the Wellington area.
Early intervention teachers work with whānau/families, teacher and parent led early childhood settings, and with other specialists where preschool children have significant learning and/or behavioural needs.
The work will involve participating in multi-disciplinary collaborative teams and includes establishing effective relationships with parents, families and whānau, educators and others working in the community. The approach we adopt is working with families/whānau and educators within their natural environment and every day routines. Our focus is on working with the adults around the child.
The successful applicant will have:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with adults in both teacher and parent/whanau led early childhood services
- A thorough knowledge of Te Whᾱriki and inclusive early childhood education practice
- A Diploma in Early Intervention, or be a qualified and fully registered early childhood teacher, with three years' minimum teaching experience. You will be expected to complete a post graduate diploma in Specialist Teaching, Early Intervention.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
As part of your application please include a cover letter together with CV and the names of 2 referees, addressed to Annie Chenery, Service Manager, Learning Support, Ministry of Education.
If this opportunity interests you apply now using the vacancy link.
Ministry of Education