Ministry of Education New Zealand (nationwide)

Early intervention teacher / special education advisor


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

Listed 8:48 am 26 November 2020
Closes 06 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEx1

Our learning support specialists work closely with families, whānau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and Māori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning outcomes and promote social inclusion.

As an early intervention teacher or special education advisor you will play a critical role in our region’s learning support team by:

  • Supporting transition points in the child’s learning pathway such as transition into early childhood and to school as required
  • Providing high-quality learning support in accordance with the guiding principles, strands and goals of Te Whāriki: Early Childhood Curriculum and Te Whariki a te Kohanga Reo
  • Strengthening the capability of those who are best placed to support the learning of children
  • Assessing, collaboratively planning, supporting and monitoring the implementation of individual (or group) intervention plans.

To be successful you will need the following:

  • A Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) or relevant tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years experience and a deep knowledge of child development, learning and behaviour
  • An understanding of a range of needs and disabilities and their implications for daily functioning in family life and for teaching and learning in the context of early childhood and family homes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with children, young people and their families and teachers across a diverse range of settings
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tirirti o Waitangi and tangata whenuatanga.

Permanent, full-time positions are available in our Napier office.

For further information, please contact Bianca.

How to apply

Please apply via our website.

Bianca Burns
(06) 833 6795

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Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: New Zealand (nationwide)