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Kimi Ora School Wellington

Speech language therapist

General, Therapist

Special Duties

Listed 8:44 AM 28 August 2017
Closes 4pm 04 September 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9eEp

We are a school for high/very high needs students aged 5–21. We have a base school in Naenae and a satellite on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate. We seek an enthusiastic speech language therapist to join our team of speech language therapists. We will offer the successful candidate ongoing support and professional development in all aspects of their role.

This role includes assessment, planning and implementation of programmes for students with diverse and complex communication needs. The therapist will work with pre-intentional communication, high and low tech alternative and augmentative communication systems, development of language and literacy, and spoken language. Assessment and management of dysphagia is also essential to this role. The transdisciplinary nature of the therapy team means working with students, whānau/families, and class and therapy teams.

The successful applicant will initially work at the Evans Bay site.

Experience in working with students with special needs is desirable.

For a job description and application form, please visit our website. We encourage visits by interested applicants, which can be organised by phoning Heather Little on (04) 387 9301.

How to apply

Enquiries to:

Jo Walker
(04) 567 5834

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9eEp

Listed 8:44 AM 28 August 2017
Closes 4pm 04 September 2017

Kimi Ora School NZ

School details

Kimi Ora School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 76

School number: 514
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Physical address:
100 Walters Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 35017, Naenae, Lower Hutt, 5041