Ko Taku Reo New Zealand (nationwide)

Deaf strategic lead

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Other senior leadership, Executive leadership

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

Listed 10:58 AM 01 October 2020
Closes 5pm 21 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HACCg

About us 
We work to nurture the social and emotional wellbeing of New Zealand’s deaf and hard of hearing children and help them form their own identity; as well as providing support and resources to help them reach their academic potential. 

The role 
This is a new role based around helping us support and shape our developing culture. Initially you will develop a high-level understanding of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans and help shape the long-term strategic direction of deaf education. 

You will be an important support to the broad leadership and governance. You will have a strong presence and connection across the organisation as well as the wider communities and stakeholders. The role will be an important conduit and will support our organisation and the deaf community to ensure they maintain clear communication to all through using appropriate and broad channels.

Beyond this the role will: 

  • Champion best practice and organisational development to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all students and staff
  • Support the executive principal and represent the organisation
  • Foster and maintain extensive and broad networks
  • Work with the Ministry of Education and other statutory bodies.

About you 
You will obviously love a challenge but also have: 

  • Proven experience of influencing positively within New Zealand deaf community
  • Previous effective leadership of change
  • Ideally hold a tertiary qualification in a related field – education preferred
  • Knowledge of education sector and probably from a teaching perspective.

For more detailed information about this role go to https://kotakureo.chillifactor.co.nz/jobs

To access a translated recording of our Executive Principal outlining his vision for this role – please go to: youtu.be/P0PPASCJuqk

If you are interested in joining a strong national team where you can help us make a positive impact, apply now.

How to apply

Apply online with your CV, cover letter telling us why you'd love to work with us and details of referees who will only be contacted if successful.

(021) 616 009

to view a job description
Deaf Strategic Lead with Translation FINAL 30.09.2020

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HACCg

Listed 10:58 AM 01 October 2020
Closes 5pm 21 October 2020

School details

Ko Taku Reo

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