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.
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: