Te Kura o Kimi Ora Wellington

Occupational therapist

General, Therapist

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 12:32 pm 27 October 2020
Closes 11 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADMo

Kimi Ora School is a school for high/very high needs students aged 5-21.  Our base school is situated in Naenae and we have three satellite classes within the Naenae/Taita/Woburn area as well as a satellite unit on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate.

We seek an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our team of Occupational Therapists to cover parental leave from 2 February 2021 to 14 December 2021.

This position will be based in the Naenae/Taita/Woburn area but will need to have the flexibility to work at other sites in the future.

Experience of working with students with complex needs in a transdisciplinary team is essential. A knowledge of wheelchairs and seating is desired and skills around working with individuals with high needs to access meaningful occupation. We will offer the successful candidate ongoing support and professional development in all aspects of the role.

You will work within a transdisciplinary team and be an active part of school routines and events. Riding for the Disabled and hydrotherapy sessions are integral parts of the job.

This is a salaried position; with work required during the school holidays for planning and preparation.

For a job description and application form, please visit and click on the vacancies tab.

We are looking at interviewing candidates the following week after the applications closing date.

How to apply

 For further information please contact the Executive Officer. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Anita English, Executive Officer
(04) 567 5834

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HADMo

Listed 12:32 pm 27 October 2020
Closes 11 December 2020

School details

Te Kura o Kimi Ora

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 76

School number: 514
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Physical address:
100 Walters Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 35017, Naenae, Lower Hutt, 5041