Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Manawatu/Whanganui
Resource teacher of the deaf (RTD) – Manawatu
Full time, Fixed term, Start Date: 24/01/2022, End Date: 12/12/2022 (Covering for staff on study leave)
Area / composite (Years 1–15), Resource teacher
English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts Other allowances related to the special nature of our school
We are the nationwide provider of education services for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) learners. After serving the DHH community for 140 years as separate deaf education centres, we are excited to now be one nationwide school. We have a focus on growth, learning and collaboration. The learners and their whānau are at the core of everything we do.
We are seeking an engaging, motivated person who has great communication skills as these will be needed in all you do
You will be required to travel to mainstream schools to work closely with DHH students and the teams there
Engaging within your assigned caseload with related record keeping and liaison with families and whānau to assist with student participation and success in their education and life outcomes.
Requirements for this position:
Proven best practice in working with mainstream children and/or experience of working with deaf children
NZ registered teacher or be a qualified teacher of the deaf
Current, clean drivers' licence
Use of own car with mileage reimbursed. Depending on expected weekly mileage a lease car may be provided for your work travel
Must reside within easy access to the advertised region and be willing to travel within a designated caseload
You will have existing skills, or demonstrate a willingness to develop proficiency, in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and listening and spoken language practices for deaf learners.
Only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for an interview will be considered for this position.
How to apply
Please apply online. Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to: