van Asch Deaf Education Centre New Zealand (nationwide)

Resource teachers of the deaf - various

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

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

Listed 9:54 am 17 June 2020
Closes Noon 25 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8QQ

Location: Nelson (2), Blenheim/Picton, Dunedin, Invercargill, Northland

Ko Taku Reo is the name of a new school set to launch July 2020. It will provide deaf education and support services delivery across New Zealand. This new nationwide organisation will incorporate Kelston and Van Asch Deaf Education Centres.

We are seeking to appoint positive and enthusiastic, fully registered teachers or qualified Teachers of the Deaf with previous successful NZ Curriculum mainstream teaching experience and strong communication skills. Must have skills in or demonstrate a willingness to develop proficiency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and listening and spoken language practices for Deaf children. For this position you will be itinerating to mainstream schools in the areas you are appointed to, so a valid and current driver's licence is essential. 

Requirements for this position:

  • Must reside within easy access to the relevant area and be willing to itinerate within a designated caseload
  • Previous competent teaching of mainstream children and/or experience of working with deaf children would be of benefit
  • Competency in NZSL, and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners an advantage but not essential
  • Current drivers' licence and full NZ teacher registration essential
  • Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds.

Start date term 3 or 4.

Closing date for applications is 25 June. 
Shortlisting 26 June.
Interview for shortlist 30 June.

How to apply

Please apply online attaching you CV with details of 2 referees and a covering letter. A job description is available at this link: 

Sally McRae
38 Truro St, Sumner
(021) 616 009

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA8QQ

Listed 9:54 am 17 June 2020
Closes Noon 25 June 2020

Organisation details

van Asch Deaf Education Centre

Location: New Zealand (nationwide)