Tikipunga High School Northland

Teacher in charge Te Putahitanga – special education teacher

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

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

Listed 11:59 AM 21 September 2021
Closes 9am 06 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPpQ

Teacher in charge (TiC) Te Putahitanga (permanent full-time) – special education teacher.

Te Putahitanga is a supported learning unit for students with a variety of physical, intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties; many of whom are funded by the Ministry of Education through the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS), High Health or In Class Support.

Te Putahitanga is a safe learning environment in which students can learn and grow in independence. It offers access to specialist services as well as the opportunity for a mainstream education.  

We seek a teacher in charge (TiC) to oversee the day-to-day running of Te Putahitanga.

The role

  • We seek an engaging, motivated person who has great communication skills  
  • Maintain the partnership between dedicated staff, whānau, caregivers and external agencies
  • To provide a caring safe and supportive environment
  • To engage and liaison with families and whānau to assist with student participation and success in their education and life outcomes
  • Lead teaching and learning
  • Lead evaluation and operational kaupapa.

 Requirements for this position:

  • Proven best practice in working with special education students and/or experience working with mainstream students
  • You will have existing skills, or demonstrate a willingness to develop proficiency, in special education and working with students with additional learning needs
  • A passion for working with students who require extra support to enable them to reach their full potential
  • Leadership skills and works well with others
  • Indepth knowledge of the NZC and culturally responsive pedagogy
  • NZ registered teacher and/or be a qualified teacher of special education.

Permanent, full-time position commencing term 4 or term 1, 2022.  Allowances to be negotiated.

How to apply

Please apply via email (CV, covering letter and contact details of referees) to:

Alec Solomon, Principal
(09) 437 3299

Vacancy reference #:1HAPpQ

Listed 11:59 AM 21 September 2021
Closes 9am 06 October 2021

Tikipunga High School NZ

School details

Tikipunga High School

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 2
Roll: 314

School number: 14
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Physical address:
194 Corks Road, Tikipunga, Whangarei

Postal Address:
P O Box 7041, Tikipunga, Whangarei, 144