Hohepa School Hawke's Bay

Special education teacher

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Certificated teacher

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

Listed 9:47 AM 17 March 2020
Closes 5pm 03 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6au

Our school is a therapeutic community-based on the work of Rudolf Steiner, supporting children and adults with intellectual disabilities with the aim of enabling them to live as independently as possible; our mission is ‘every life fully lived’. Our school in Poraiti is a jewel in our crown, providing education, meaningful opportunities and fun for students with special needs.

We have a vacancy in our upper school/transition area for a special education teacher with proven skills and experience in teaching students with special education and learning needs.

Start date will be beginning of term 2.

The following skills and attributes are essential:

  • Empathy and understanding of working with students with an intellectual disability
  • Strengths in managing complex and challenging behaviours effectively
  • Sound curriculum knowledge, ideally in both the NZ Curriculum framework and the Rudolf Steiner curriculum
  • A deep understanding of teaching and learning processes, classroom management, planning and assessment
  • Ability to motivate and engage students
  • Ability to lead a team of teacher aides effectively, and contribute as a member of the senior school team
  • Self-motivation and creativity
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Physical fitness to carry out the demands of the role; drug free and with an acceptable police record.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Penny Hallgarth, Principal's PA/School Secretary
37 Fryer Rd, RD2, Napier
(06) 844 2740

Download our application form
Application Form v8c547ed41d

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA6au

Listed 9:47 AM 17 March 2020
Closes 5pm 03 April 2020

Hohepa School NZ

School details

Hohepa School

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 35

School number: 4109
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Physical address:
21 Fryer Road, Poraiti, Napier

Postal Address:
P O Box 7385, Taradale, Napier, 4141