Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Wellington
Resource teacher of the Deaf (RTD) - Wellington
Part time, Fixed term, FTTE up to: 0.6, Start Date: 26/07/2021, End Date: 13/12/2021 (Secondment)
Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Resource teacher
English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts Allowances based on the special nature of the school
About us Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is the nationwide provider of education services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) learners.
After serving the DHH community for 140 years as separate deaf education centres, we are excited to now be one nationwide school. We have a focus on growth, learning and collaboration. The learners and their whānau are at the core of everything we do.
We are seeking an engaging, motivated person who has great communication skills as these will be needed in all you do
You will be required to travel to mainstream schools to work closely with DHH students and the teams there
Engaging within your assigned caseload with related record keeping and liaison with families and whānau to assist with student participation and success in their education and life outcomes.
Requirements for this position:
Proven best practice in working with mainstream children and/or experience of working with deaf children
Relevant Bachelors degree or be a qualified teacher of the deaf – or alternative a willingness to undertake supported teacher of the deaf training
Current, clean drivers' licence and full NZ teacher registration essential.
Use of own car with mileage reimbursed. Depending on expected weekly mileage a lease car may be provided for your work travel
Must reside within easy access to the advertised region and be willing to travel within a designated caseload
Being fluent in Te reo Māori would definitely be an advantage
You will have existing skills, or demonstrate a willingness to develop proficiency, in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and listening and spoken language practices for deaf learners.
How to apply
Please apply online with your CV and a cover letter telling us why you'd love to work with us and our students. A job description is available on our Careers page.