Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Hawke's Bay

Resource teacher of the deaf - Napier

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 11:13 AM 31 July 2020
Closes 5pm 16 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9S9

About us

Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is New Zealand’s provider of education services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) children.  We have a large team of over 300 specialist staff across New Zealand with specialist school provisions in Auckland and Christchurch. This new nationwide organisation came about from the merger of Kelston and Van Asch Deaf Education Centres.

The role 

We are seeking to appoint positive and enthusiastic, fully registered teacher or qualified teachers of the deaf with previous successful NZ Curriculum mainstream teaching experience and strong communication skills into the Napier District team.  You will need to 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 Napier 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.

A job description is available at this link: https://bit.ly/3d72Psw

Closing date for applications is 16 August however we may seek to interview suitable candidates prior to closing.

How to apply

Please apply online only attaching your CV with details of 2 referees and a covering letter.

Sally McRae or Taryn MacGregor
(027) 976 6011

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9S9

Listed 11:13 AM 31 July 2020
Closes 5pm 16 August 2020

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand NZ

School details

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 114

School number: 903
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Physical address:
38 Truro Street, Sumner, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 17715, Sumner, Christchurch, 8840