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Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ Auckland

Senior manager school and residential services

General, Executive leadership

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

Listed 9:34 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 5pm 27 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9f6H


BLENNZ Homai Campus School, 2 McVilly Rd, Auckland. 

A special character school that provides a national network of education services to 1567 blind, deafblind and low vision ākonga throughout New Zealand from birth to 21, including those who have additional learning needs.

This role is for a member of the senior management team reporting to the Principal. The successful candidate will be a NZ registered teacher responsible for leading and management of:

  • Teaching and learning programmes within our day school, our longer term residential programmes, as well as those based at our satellite/s
  • Effective transitions for ākonga at the end of their schooling to life beyond school
  • Compliance with the hostel licence
  • Maintaining effective pastoral care of all ākonga including those in residence.

We are an organisation focused on continual improvement, through an evidence-based approach. We seek a professional to lead our campus school services who is:

  • Child-centred, whānau-focused
  • Approachable, collaborative and innovative
  • An effective team member
  • Has strong leadership and management skills
  • Is open to learning and growing
  • Is an effective communicator.

Experience and qualifications in blindness education are desirable but not essential.

A full advert has also been placed on our website.

How to apply

Please contact Sharon who will supply an application form (please complete and sign), job description and person specifications.

Sharon Goldsmith, Executive Assistant
53 Kendal Ave, Christchurch
(03) 375 4306

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9f6H

Listed 9:34 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 5pm 27 October 2017

Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ NZ

School details

Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 55

School number: 4156
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Physical address:
2 McVilly Rd, Manurewa, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 801, Manurewa, Manukau, 2243