Barnardos NZ Canterbury

Qualified teacher

Certificated teacher, General, Teacher

English, Health and physical education, Science, Social sciences, Technology

Listed 12:59 PM 10 January 2022
Closes 11.59pm 03 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASDr

An experienced, qualified and innovative teacher is required to work with adolescent youth in a residential setting. The role contributes to the professional leadership of the team in classroom practice and pedagogy during the school year.

The residential home at Templeton operates 24–7 providing a therapeutic residential programme for up to 8 youth (ages 12–17 years). Barnardos are responsible for the youth’s daily care, liaison with therapists, provision of education and residential programmes and ensuring their environment is safe and supportive.

 Duties:

  • Provide quality education for youth in ways that are integrated and consistent with clinical and residential systems/methods 
  • Support the teaching team to deliver a curriculum that reflects current approaches to effective teaching and learning
  • Plan implement and evaluate learning programmes collaboratively with clinical and residential teams
  • Take responsibility for pedagogical leadership 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to tangata whenuatanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in the learning environment
  • Engage families/whānau in youth's learning.

Skills and experience:

  • Teaching qualification recognised by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa NZ 
  • Current Teaching Council practising certificate
  • Teaching experience, ideally working with challenging children/youth or those with learning difficulties, socially at risk or with disruptive behaviours
  • Sound understanding of pedagogical practice
  • Self-motivation with high quality planning and organisational skills
  • Experience in leading adults, including mentor/coaching
  • Full clean NZ drivers licence is required and a current first aid certificate is desirable.

As this position is covered under the Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, a condition of employment is that staff are fully vaccinated. 

How to apply

Candidate Declaration form is required to be included in application documentation.

Tim Morgan, Lead Educator
tim.morgan@barnardos.org.nz
(03) 349 0088

Vacancy reference #:1HASDr

Listed 12:59 PM 10 January 2022
Closes 11.59pm 03 February 2022

Barnardos NZ NZ

Organisation details

Barnardos NZ

Location: Canterbury