Kristin School Auckland

Lead teacher (SEN)

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

English, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences
Kristin higher duties allowance

Listed 1:40 PM 27 October 2021
Closes 19 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQiw

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi 

Kristin School is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school on Auckland’s North Shore. It provides education for over 1800 students from Early Learning to Y13, with dual pathways through NCEA and the International Baccalaureate programme.

We are seeking an experienced Kaiako to join our Inclusive Learning department, which provides support for our neuro-diverse learners; including those identified as gifted and talented (GATE) as well as those diagnosed with learning needs and needing learning support. As the Lead Teacher (SEN) you would be responsible for managing the screening and identification of students for special assessment conditions (SACs), coordinating educational testing of students, developing individualised learning plans (IEPS) and supporting students and teachers in this area, across Y7-13.

The Inclusive Learning team comprises of specialist teachers, administrator and learning assistants. As a valued member of our teaching staff, you will be required to participate in the school’s annual camp and co-curricular programmes.

Important Skills | Nga Pūkenga Motuhake 

This requires a NZ registered teacher with:

  • A proven record of experience and success in special learning needs
  • Knowledge and experience with SAC testing and assessments
  • Demonstrated success of developing and implementing IEPs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to develop relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • A commitment to Kristin’s values; “Progress with vision, integrity and love”.

What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

This newly created role provides an opportunity to truly make a difference as well as a:

  • Highly a competitive salary above the State
  • Higher duties allowance
  • Supportive and welcoming community
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Small class sizes with highly engaged students
  • Wellbeing benefits like flu vaccinations, massages onsite and a staff gymnasium.
  • If relevant, there is also a staff tuition fee discount available.

How to apply

Please apply online:

Rebecca Isted
(09) 415 5097

Download our position description
Lead Teacher. SEN PD Oct 2021 FINAL

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQiw

Listed 1:40 PM 27 October 2021
Closes 19 November 2021

Kristin School NZ

School details

Kristin School

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1684

School number: 29
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Physical address:
360 Albany Highway, Albany, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 300087, Albany, Auckland, 752