Mt Richmond School Auckland

Special education teacher (10861)

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:00 AM 07 November 2018
Closes 19 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9nko

Reference: 10861

This Auckland based special school is looking for a teacher with the experience and training to work with a small group of teenagers with autism who have a programme based on life skills which are also designed to meet their sensory needs.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a New Zealand registered teacher, with proven experience in working with students with special needs in a satellite/mainstream context
  • Have a special education qualification and/or have participated in professional development that is relevant to the needs of students with special needs
  • Have a range of effective skills that assist students with intellectual impairment to learn. These may include the use of visual strategies, PECS, social stories, functional analysis of comprehension and behaviour, setting SMART targets, individualising programmes, use of appropriate feedback strategies, structuring the classroom environment
  • Be able to develop and implement systems which promote independence
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage and work with teams, as well as parents/whānau, caregivers and colleagues in a caring and supportive manner
  • Have a sense of humour, flexible approach, and effective organisational skills.

If you are passionate about working with students who require extra support to enable them to reach their full potential then we would encourage you to apply or call Kristina for a confidential conversation.

How to apply

Send a copy of your CV, quoting reference number #10861 through to:

Kristina Appleby
(04) 910 2212

Vacancy reference #:1H9nko

Listed 11:00 AM 07 November 2018
Closes 19 November 2018

Mt Richmond School NZ

School details

Mt Richmond School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 198

School number: 1379
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Physical address:
30 Albion Road, Otahuhu, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 22245, Otahuhu, Auckland, 1640