Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ Auckland

Speech and language therapist

General, Therapist

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

Listed 11:40 AM 23 June 2021
Closes 5pm 07 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMNC

Full-time permanent position – commencing term 3, 2021.

Speech and language therapist: Homai School (0.6) and National Assessment Service (0.4)

Based at Homai Campus, Manurewa, Auckland.

(Position is paid under the Therapy Scale of Kaiārahi i te Reo, Therapists’, ATSSD, Special Education Assistants’ Collective Agreement).

BLENNZ is looking for an experienced Speech and Language Therapist with current NZSTA membership and sound knowledge and experience of Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Communication Assistive Technology (CAT) Level 1 would be an advantage. The position requires commitment to working with ākonga birth to 21 years who are blind, deafblind or have low vision and have a range of feeding, sensory, and learning needs. Sound pedagogical practice in assessment, providing strategies and supporting the implementation of these is key to the position. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills are necessary.

The position requires proven skills in working in partnership as the role will involve working with ākonga, whānau, colleagues/teams across the network and outside agencies. Key components are an ability to work alongside teaching teams, mentoring staff to use best practice, and developing professional learning development (PLD) and resources to meet identified need.

The position involves regional/national travel. We offer a supportive working environment, professional development and opportunity to develop strengths and interests.



How to apply

Please send a letter of application and CV to Carolyn Barton, Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ, C/- Private Bag 801, Manurewa, Auckland 2243, or email Carolyn to from whom a job description and person specifications are also available.

Carolyn Barton
2 McVilly Road, Manurewa, Manurewa
(09) 266 7109

Vacancy reference #:1HAMNC

Listed 11:40 AM 23 June 2021
Closes 5pm 07 July 2021

Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ NZ

School details

Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 55

School number: 4156
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Physical address:
2 McVilly Rd, Manurewa, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 801, Manurewa, Manukau, 2243