Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Waikato

Resource teacher of deaf

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 9:05 AM 07 August 2020
Closes 5pm 23 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9co

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 two positive and enthusiastic, fully registered teachers or qualified Teachers of the Deaf with previous successful NZ curriculum mainstream teaching experience and strong communication skills. 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. This position will be required to travel to mainstream schools in Waikato region with focus on the Cambridge South region, so a valid and current driver’s licence is essential. 

Requirements for this position:

  • Must reside within easy access to the Waikato region and be willing to travel within a designated caseload
  • Have knowledge and experience working with priority students and whanau essential
  • 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

How to apply

Please apply online attaching your CV with details of 4 referees and a covering letter.

(027) 976 6011

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9co

Listed 9:05 AM 07 August 2020
Closes 5pm 23 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: 112

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

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