Ministry of Education Manawatu/Whanganui

Special education adviser

Government, Special education needs coordinator (SENCO), Kaiarahi i te Reo

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

Listed 12:09 PM 01 November 2018
Closes 11 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9nKx

Are you interested in a career where you can make a difference?

The Ministry of Education provides support services to preschool and school-aged children with additional needs to ensure that they can achieve their full potential.

The role involves:

  • Working collaboratively with a team around the child, including educators, parents, caregivers and whānau, to enhance understanding about the child and their behaviours, assess their needs and collaboratively develop, implement and monitor an effective personalised learning and behaviour plan
  • Helping the adults around the child to make changes to the environment to support positive behaviour and learning
  • Building the capability of adults through the delivery of training and professional learning and development
  • Working with early learning services and schools to embed inclusive education
  • Working from a transdisciplinary approach with other professionals and agencies to meet the needs of the child, their family and whānau.

For the role you will need:

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and sustain meaningful professional relationships with your colleagues and external stakeholders
  • The ability to be flexible and creative in your approach, with a commitment to evidence-based practice
  • Experience working with children or young people who have additional learning or behaviour needs
  • Culturally responsive practice that demonstrates a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • A full New Zealand driver's licence.

We welcome applications from teachers with postgraduate qualifications (complete or underway), or relevant experience in supporting students with additional needs.

If you are interested in this rewarding role, apply now using the 'apply now' button. You can view job descriptions below and for further information please contact Caroline Campbell by phone or email.

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How to apply

For further information please contact:

Caroline Campbell
caroline.campbell@education.govt.nz
(06) 350 9867

Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Manawatu/Whanganui