Our special school is looking for an experienced teacher to support students with a range of neurodiversites at the secondary level (13–21 years) at our base in South Auckland. This is a full-time permanent position.
The ideal candidate will:
Be a New Zealand registered teacher, with proven experience in teaching teenage students with special needs and managing challenging behaviours
Have a sound knowledge of autism
Hold a special education qualification and/or have participated in professional development that is relevant to the needs of students with special needs or challenges in adapting to regular programmes
Have a range of effective skills that assist students to learn. These may include the use of social stories, functional analysis of comprehension and behaviour, setting SMART targets, individualising programmes, use of appropriate feedback strategies, and structuring the classroom environment
Be able to develop and implement systems which promote independence.
In return you will be offered a supportive and rewarding staffing environment as well as strong CPD. If you are passionate about enabling students to reach their full potential then we would encourage you to apply.