Blind and Low Vision Education Network (BLENNZ) Auckland


General, Manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua
2MU + 1SU

Listed 11:10 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 5pm 20 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA1xb

Manager, Auckland South Visual Resource Centre 2020 – Pukekohe Visual Resource Centre 2021

We seek a team leader, passionate about providing quality teaching and learning. Ability to provide professional leadership and management to a team of resource teachers vision working across the Auckland eastern and southern regions is essential. 

The successful applicant will work collaboratively in 2020 with BLENNZ Auckland South manager, managing the wider Auckland team. Throughout the year they will, in partnership with the senior manager, plan for a smooth transition to the establishment of 2 separate visual resource centres in 2021, one providing services to learners in the south-eastern suburbs of Auckland, the other in the Pukekohe area. Applicants for the Pukekohe centre must have current knowledge of service delivery requirements for ākonga in this area.

The applicants must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with ākonga (0–21 years), whānau, teachers and other professionals to ensure learners who are blind, deafblind and low vision have access to and engagement in the curriculum. 

Qualifications and experience in blindness education are highly desirable.

Start date is term 1, 2020.

How to apply

Please send a letter of application and CV to Elaine Gilmour, BLENNZ, or email, Sharon from whom a job description is also available:

Sharon Goldsmith, Executive Assistant
53 Kendal Ave, Burnside, Christchurch 8053
(03) 375 4306

Vacancy reference #:1HA1xb

Listed 11:10 AM 07 November 2019
Closes 5pm 20 November 2019

Blind and Low Vision Education Network (BLENNZ) NZ

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Blind and Low Vision Education Network (BLENNZ)

Location: Auckland