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Ministry of Education Wellington

Early intervention teacher


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:07 AM 25 August 2017
Closes 5pm 06 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eDn

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. 

How to apply

For further information please contact:

Des James
(04) 463 2845

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Vacancy reference #:1H9eDn

Listed 10:07 AM 25 August 2017
Closes 5pm 06 September 2017

Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Wellington