Ministry of Education Taranaki

Early intervention teacher


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

Listed 9:31 AM 25 November 2019
Closes 01 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA32G

New Plymouth

As an early intervention teacher you will play a critical role in our region's learning support team by:

  • Supporting transition points in the child's learning pathway, such as transition into early childhood and to school as required
  • Providing high-quality learning support in accordance with the guiding principles, strands and goals of Te Whāriki: Early Childhood Curriculum and Te Whāriki a te Kohanga Reo
  • Strengthening the capability of those who are best placed to support the learning of children
  • Assessing, collaboratively planning, supporting and monitoring the implementation of individual (or group) intervention plans.

To be successful you will need the following:

  • A BEd Tch (ECE) or equivalent qualification
  • A postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching: Early Intervention or the ability to attain this within 4 years of beginning in the position
  • A minimum of 3 years' teaching experience and a deep knowledge of child development, learning and behaviour
  • An understanding of a range of needs and disabilities and their implications for daily functioning in family life and for teaching and learning in the context of early childhood and family homes
  • 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 and tangatawhenuatanga.

How to apply

For further information please contact:

Julie Armstrong
(06) 757 6400

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Ministry of Education NZ

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Taranaki