Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is a new organisation which launched on 20 July 2020. This new organisation follows the merger of Kelston and Van Asch Deaf Education Centres based in Auckland and Christchurch respectively. You will be joining a close-knit team of professionals with a passion and enthusiasm for delivering high quality education and services to Deaf community and whanau across New Zealand.
This role will join the team in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Development but have a broad influence across the organisation. This Teaching role has the responsibility for creating new, increased and varied pathways to NCEA success for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) learners. These pathways will come from both within Deaf Education and from outside.
An in-depth, up to date and applied understanding of NCEA structures, standards and pathways. Liaison with our educators, educators from outside the DHH sector, partner schools and providers, families and whānau to understand student strengths and aspirations and work with them to enhance achievement and successful outcomes for our ākonga.
Developing multiple pathways, opportunities and Specialist Assessment Conditions with will maximise success. Will be able to effectively track students and use data to inform short and long term planning. Upskill colleagues on NCEA Practice and initiatives Use an academic counselling approach with students. Influencing effective practices and supporting development widely across the organisation at the same time. Taking a kaiārahi/coaching approach which supports quality practices and conversations for change.