Oaklynn Special School Auckland

Occupational therapist

Certificated teacher, General, Therapist

English, Health and physical education

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 12:13 PM 19 October 2021
Closes 12pm 19 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQY3

We are seeking an enthusiastic occupational therapist with a passion for supporting students with complex needs to join our school. The successful applicant will be part of the therapy team that consists of dynamic and highly experienced speech language therapists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists, working with high and very high ORS funded students. 

We are looking for someone who is collaborative, emotionally resilient and enjoys working with other professionals and support staff for the benefit of our students. Our students have diverse and unique needs with a wide range of musculoskeletal challenges. Our school is a vibrant, progressive environment with a focus on inter-professional collaborative practice. Your ability to work in a team environment will be paramount. Oaklynn has an embedded coaching culture with strong social justice values, opportunities for professional development and offers therapists autonomy to develop and try out a range of therapeutic approaches. 

Applicants must:

  • Be a qualified occupational therapist
  • Hold a current practising certificate from the occupational therapy Board of New Zealand
  • Have a valid driver’s licence. 

The position is covered by the Kaiārahi i Te Reo, therapists, ATSSD and special education assistants collective agreement and salary is dependent on experience and level of qualification.

An occupational therapist experienced in working with a neurodivergent population is preferred. However, new graduates or therapists with an interest in this area are welcome to apply for this role.

Support and mentoring will be offered as part of the role.

Start date: 1 February, 2022.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Sarah Robertson
(09) 827 4748

Vacancy reference #:1HAQY3

Listed 12:13 PM 19 October 2021
Closes 12pm 19 November 2021

Oaklynn Special School NZ

School details

Oaklynn Special School

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 188

School number: 1397
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Physical address:
20 Mayville Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland

Postal Address:
20 Mayville Avenue, New Lynn, Waitakere, 600