Resource teacher of the deaf position (RTD), permanent 0.6–0.8 FTTE (negotiable). Northland, Whangarei based.
Start date: preferably term 4.
We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic, qualified teacher or teacher of the deaf with previous successful mainstream teaching experience and strong communication skills. Must demonstrate a willingness to develop proficiency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and listening and spoken language practices for deaf children. For this position you will be delivering RTD/Assist services to students and schools with the Whangarei mid-Northland region, so a valid and current driver’s licence is essential.
Requirements for this position:
Must reside in the Whangarei-mid Northland region and be willing to itinerate within a designated caseload area
Previous competent teaching of mainstream children and/or experience of working with deaf children would be of benefit
Competency in NZSL, and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners an advantage
Current driver's licence and full NZ teacher registration essential
Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds.
How to apply
A job description is available upon request for this position. Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter by email to: