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Waitakere College Auckland

Physiotherapist

General, Therapist

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

Listed 11:45 AM 25 January 2018
Closes 12pm 09 February 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9hDJ

Inclusion Support Centre, Waitakere College.

We are an ORS fund holder school. Our centre has 49 wonderful ORS funded students. We also service the MOE Physical Disability Service Contract for a cluster of local schools. We are a family-friendly, highly professional and passionate team. We are open, flexible, solutions-based and inclusion-focused.

About the role

You will undertake school-based assessments and programme planning, including hydrotherapy, consulting and collaborating with whānau and our wider multidisciplinary team. You will also be required to establish and maintain positive relationships with outside agencies. You will be responsible for the delivery of physiotherapy services within the classroom for students with physical difficulties and will monitor their progress including equipment needs, prepare reports and offer advice, guidance and training to whānau, students and staff alike. This is a full-time position (8.30am to 4.30pm with some flexibility). We operate on annual fixed-term contracts. Therapists enjoy the flexibility that working in a school offers. Our current therapist is on maternity leave and we are looking to fill the position at the start of the school year at the end of January.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be enthusiastic and positive
  • Flexible and innovative
  • Be a highly organised professional
  • Have excellent verbal, communication and report writing skills
  • Be able to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Have the skills and ability to effectively develop relationships with children and young people, whānau and other professionals and agencies.

Qualifications and experience:

  • NZ registered physiotherapist
  • 2 years' postgrad clinical experience desirable
  • Full driver's licence with your own vehicle
  • Experience working with teenagers and their whānau desirable
  • Comfortable with technology
  • Eligible to work in NZ.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Natasha Muscamp
mp@waitakerecollege.school.nz
(09) 836 7895

Vacancy reference #:1H9hDJ

Listed 11:45 AM 25 January 2018
Closes 12pm 09 February 2018

Waitakere College NZ

School details

Waitakere College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 1424
Website:

School number: 44
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Physical address:
42 Rathgar Road, Henderson, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 21144, Henderson, Waitakere, 650