Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Bay of Plenty

Resource teacher of the deaf (RTD) – Whakatane

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

Listed 1:26 PM 03 November 2021
Closes 5pm 10 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQx8

About us

We are the nationwide provider of education services for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) learners. We have a focus on growth, learning and collaboration. The learners and their whānau are at the core of everything we do.

The role:

  • We are seeking an engaging, innovative person who has strong communication skills and is a collaborative team player as these skills will be needed in all you do
  • You will be required to travel to mainstream schools, Kura Kaupapa Māori/Mana Māori Early Childhood/Kohanga Reo to work closely with DHH students, whānau and school staff/teams to support learners in both English and te reo Māori
  • 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:

  • NZ registered teacher or be a qualified teacher of the deaf or willing to undertake study
  • Current, clean driver’s 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 to support learners on a designated caseload
  • Culturally competent with knowledge and understanding of appropriate Tikanga in the area
  • 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.

Please apply online.

Other allowances related to the special nature of our school may be payable. 

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 send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Char Hewison
(028) 2559 2537

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQx8

Listed 1:26 PM 03 November 2021
Closes 5pm 10 November 2021

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand NZ

School details

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 112

School number: 903
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Physical address:
38 Truro Street, Sumner, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 17715, Sumner, Christchurch, 8840