Te Putahitanga provides educational and therapy services to students with a variety of physical, intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties, and who are funded by the Ministry of Education through the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS), High Health or In Class Support. The aim of Te Putahitanga is to provide a holistic education for all students to develop and succeed in their lives. Te Putahitanga is a safe learning environment in which students can learn and grow in independence. It offers the “Best of Both Worlds” access to specialist services as well as the opportunity for a mainstream education.
An exciting opportunity exists to lead, and work as part of a team to enhance the learning and support for specific students. The position involves working with ORS and other externally funded students. We seek an experienced classroom practitioner to lead, manage and coordinate the planning, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum and pedagogy required to ensure the effective teaching and learning of tamariki enrolled in Te Putahitanga.
Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of the theory and use of inclusive practices, and in differentiating learning to meet the needs and passions of each student. An understanding of te reo, me ōna tikanga Mᾱori is preferred. Knowledge of Y1–10 of the New Zealand Curriculum would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will collaborate with our teachers, learning support assistants and students and their whānau. They will be a person who can build strong connections with our ākonga, their whānau and the professionals who work with us.
Permanent, full-time position commencing term 4, 2021 or term 1, 2022. Allowances to be negotiated.
How to apply
Please apply via email (CV, covering letter and contact details of referees) to: