Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand New Zealand (nationwide)

Head of reporting, planning and projects

General, Executive leadership

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

Listed 11:19 AM 13 November 2019
Closes 18 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2Mc

In July 2020, van Asch Deaf Education Centre and Kelston Deaf Education Centre will merge to create one new national organisation, supporting more than 2000 deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) learners nationwide. As the head of reporting, planning and projects, this national leadership role provides you a unique opportunity to make a positive difference for DHH learners while taking the next step in your career.

You will be responsible for understanding the challenges of the national school, gathering and translating complex business requirements into clearly understood application solutions, driving projects, and bringing value to the organisation. This role will document requirements, define scope and objectives, and formulate systems that unpin and support strategic and operational goals.

This role is open to applications throughout New Zealand, and the primary location is negotiable. 

Professional competencies

  • Tertiary qualification in education
  • Qualification in leadership/management (desirable)
  • Experience and expertise in management of reporting, planning and integrating projects
  • Experience in managing EOTC and recent Education Outdoors New Zealand
  • Proven track record in leading change involving system-wide improvement initiatives and project management
  • Highly competent in use and application of IT systems
  • Experience with student management systems
  • Experience with, and awareness of, deaf culture and the deaf community
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand education sector
  • Leads the organisation’s guiding principles of ‘Grow, Excel, Choose and Belong’
  • Is motivated to develop a world-leading service for deaf and hard of hearing learners and whānau
  • Demonstrates principles of equity and access in action
  • Is self-motivated and self-directed, taking personal accountability for work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and diplomacy
  • Proficient in NZSL (or a willingness to learn)

Please refer to the job description for complete areas of responsibility and competencies.

How to apply

To request a job description and/or application form and please contact:

Viv Allen-Kelly, Independent Recruitment
(027) 469 3602

Vacancy reference #:1HA2Mc

Listed 11:19 AM 13 November 2019
Closes 18 November 2019

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand NZ

School details

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 112

School number: 903
ERO school report
View more on Education Counts

Physical address:
38 Truro Street, Sumner, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 17715, Sumner, Christchurch, 8840