Ministry of Education Manawatu/Whanganui

Psychologist

Government

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

Listed 10:31 AM 20 February 2019
Closes 12am 27 February 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rNd

  • Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatū region
  • Permanent, full-time position based in our Palmerston North office.

Are you an experienced innovative practitioner who is ready for a new challenge and variety in your career?

We are seeking a person who is ready for new opportunities, who is enthusiastic, versatile and highly motivated to support learners with ongoing learning and behavioural needs in the region.

This role would suit a psychologist with relevant experience and qualifications who can also learn to work as a special education advisor in school settings. You will be responsible for providing high-quality services to educators and whānau of children with complex needs in school settings and in some instances early childhood settings.

You will need the following:

  • An ability and willingness to work in collaborative partnership with other professionals, agencies, families and the sector
  • An ability to work as part of a transdisciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to sustain productive professional relationships
  • A genuine commitment to evidence-based interventions which demonstrate inclusive education practice and contribute to raising student achievement
  • A New Zealand Psychologist Board registration and current practising certificate
  • Culturally responsive practice that demonstrates a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • A full New Zealand driver's licence.

If you have any queries about this position please phone/email Caroline.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/616633_JobDesc.pdf

How to apply

If you have any queries about this position please contact:

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

Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Manawatu/Whanganui