Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand Canterbury

Teacher of the Deaf - Wharenui School

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Certificated teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts
SDA - Other allowances related to the special nature of our school

Listed 12:36 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 24 January 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASHd

Abouot us 

Ko Taku Reo is a Specialist School for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. This new organisation came out of a journey to merge Kelston and van Asch Deaf Education Centres. You will be joining a nationwide team and you will share their passion and enthusiasm for delivering high quality education and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and their whanau we support.  

The role 

We are looking for a qualified and fully registered teacher to join our team on a full-time, fixed term basis for the 2022 school year based in Christchurch at our Wharenui School provision.  We need a teacher with the right skills and attitude who can work with a range of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students across all communication modes and varying learning contexts.  
Our provisions are staffed by teaching teams which include teachers, educational interpreters, teacher aides of the feaf with access to other specialists when required. Our class sizes are small, ranging from 2–7 students per class group. We need a teacher with the right skills and attitude who can work with a range of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in varying learning contexts.   

Applications will be considered from teachers with recent successful teaching experience including the skills required to differentiate and scaffold learning. Knowledge and understanding of the core business of lifting student achievement and wellbeing is essential. We will support you to develop an awareness of Deaf Culture and community. Proficiency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or a willingness to learn NZSL is essential.

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.  We may look to interview prior to closing so please apply early.  

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Char Hewison
(028) 2559 2537

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HASHd

Listed 12:36 PM 11 January 2022
Closes 5pm 24 January 2022

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: 113

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

Postal Address:
P O Box 17715, Sumner, Christchurch, 8840.0