Arohanui Special School Auckland

Speech language therapist

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi

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

Listed 12:21 PM 18 June 2021
Closes 3pm 07 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAM7Q

Arohanui School and Specialist Outreach Service 


This is a permanent full-time position for an experienced speech language therapist to begin mid term 3, 2021. The role involves a varied caseload, working collaboratively with teachers, whānau, therapists and teacher aides to enhance the learning outcomes for our students.

Arohanui School is a large progressive special school based in West Auckland. We cater for students aged 5 to 21 years with intellectual and associated disabilities. Our students are educated in a range of settings including a base school, satellite classes and our community-based centre for post 18 year olds. We offer a friendly, professional work environment and opportunities for professional growth.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to learners with disabilities and their families and whanau
  • The ability to consult and set priorities while considering the needs of all stakeholders
  • The capacity to work within classrooms to establish effective practice and to meet both group and individual goals
  • The ability to work within a transdisciplinary team.

School visits are welcomed and for more information contact the principal. 

Shortlisting : Thursday 08 July

Interviews : Tuesday 20 July

How to apply

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV with contact details of 2 referees to:

Shaki Padayatchi, Principal
Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602.
(09) 838 6696

Vacancy reference #:1HAM7Q

Listed 12:21 PM 18 June 2021
Closes 3pm 07 July 2021

Arohanui Special School NZ

School details

Arohanui Special School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 213

School number: 1209
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Physical address:
Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu, Auckland

Postal Address:
82 Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Waitakere, 602