Arahunga School Manawatu/Whanganui

Team leader - specialist teacher

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

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

Listed 12:19 PM 30 June 2020
Closes 5pm 13 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8nF

Leading the specialist teachers of ORS funded students across our Whanganui region.

This is an exciting opportunity for an effective, experienced special education teacher who is approachable and builds positive relationships. We are seeking a culturally competent leader that will foster educational success for Māori and Pacific learners. The qualified educator will lead, mentor and support a team of specialist teachers to meet the needs of our diverse learners.

This is a leadership position which requires a person with initiative and strong organisational skills. This person will make decisions for the good of the organisation as a whole in line with the school vision and collaborate with the Regional Management team. A willingness to collaborate with therapists and other support agencies is essential.

The following experience will be an advantage:

  • Curriculum development 
  • Behaviour management 
  • Adapting learning programmes, resources and environment for complex needs learners
  • Understanding of student health needs and implementing care plans
  • Conducting and tracking Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Be familiar with the Ka Hikitia, Tapasā and Whare Tapa Whā.

If you would like more information about the school and/or this position please phone the office for an information pack. 

Start date will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

How to apply

Please email your CV, covering letter and 2 professional referees to:

Jenna-marie Hoyle, Office Administrator
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui 4501
(06) 348 7139

Vacancy reference #:1HA8nF

Listed 12:19 PM 30 June 2020
Closes 5pm 13 July 2020

Arahunga School NZ

School details

Arahunga School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 44

School number: 2334
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Physical address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui

Postal Address:
1 Poynter Place, Gonville, Whanganui, 4501