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Ministry of Education Wellington

Psychologist

Government

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

Listed 12:17 PM 16 October 2017
Closes 29 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9fSF

Applications are invited from registered psychologists for positions in our Learning Support Team in the Wellington region.

The Ministry of Education – Learning Support is seeking candidates who have demonstrable knowledge, experience and skills in supporting children and young people with severe and challenging behaviours and students with severe disabilities. Applicants applying for the role must have relevant special education qualifications and/or a current New Zealand Psychologist Board registration.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a range of assessment and intervention services to children as well as establishing effective relationships with parents, families, whānau, educators and others working in the community.

Applicants for the position should be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:

  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively to meet goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of the curriculum in school
  • Knowledge and understanding of inclusive education practices
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively as a team member in a range of contexts
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

As part of your application please include a cover letter together with CV, addressed to Robert Nicholl, Service Manager, Learning Support, Ministry of Education.

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the 'Apply Online' button. You can view a job description above.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Des James
des.james@education.govt.nz
(04) 463 2845

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Vacancy reference #:1H9fSF

Listed 12:17 PM 16 October 2017
Closes 29 October 2017

Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Wellington