Ministry of Education Manawatu/Whanganui

Speech language therapist

Government

English, Learning languages, Te reo Māori

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:42 AM 08 November 2019
Closes 17 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA26J

  • Palmerston North

About this role:

We are seeking a speech language therapist to support children in our early intervention service.

As a speech language therapist you will play a critical role in our region’s learning support team by:

  • Working to understand the impact of children and young people’s communication needs in the context of their home, education setting and community
  • Working closely with parents, caregivers, teachers and other specialists to help them support their children with the development of speech, language and communication skills
  • Working holistically as part of a trans-disciplinary team where a child’s needs are complex.

About you

To be successful you will need the following:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Speech-Language Therapy or an equivalent that meets the requirements of the New Zealand Speech-language Therapists Association
  • Specialist knowledge of theory, research and practice related to speech-language, child and human development, and learning and behaviour
  • Ability to translate specialist knowledge into practical information
  • Ability to coordinate service provision in a multi-agency, trans-disciplinary setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with children, young people and their families and teachers across a diverse range of settings
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

How to apply

For further information or to send your CV contact:

Hayley Keir
Hayley.keir@education.govt.nz
(021) 771 821

Download a position description here:
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Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Manawatu/Whanganui