Kowhai School Hawke's Bay

Occupational therapist

General, Therapist

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 11:03 am 12 November 2018
Closes 07 December 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9o4M

Full-time occupational therapist (5 days per week, fixed-term until the end of 2019 with the possibility to extend, part-time considered).  

We reuire an enthusiastic occupational therapist to join our multidisciplinary team of therapy providers, supporting students aged 5–21. This position offers the opportunity to work with students with a range of physical and mobility needs. Specialist provision is delivered collaboratively with teaching staff, family and outside agencies to support students to access the curriculum and maintain function. 

Applicants will have the opportunity to work with a team of therapists including two existing occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech-language therapists, music therapists and psychologist.

Applicants will have an interest in special needs and working with children. Knowledge of the Ministry of Education Specialist Service Standards is desirable. The successful applicant will be supported by the current multidisciplinary team to fulfil the requirements of the position. 

New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants are invited to visit the school and meet the team. 

How to apply

An application pack and further information is available. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Mandy Moylan, Therapy Team Leader
Box 585, Hastings 4156
(06) 878 3506

Vacancy reference #:1H9o4M

Listed 11:03 am 12 November 2018
Closes 07 December 2018

School details

Kowhai School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 110

School number: 2588
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Physical address:
407 Hastings St South, Akina, Hastings

Postal Address:
P O Box 585, Hastings, 4156