Ministry of Education Wellington

Special education advisor


English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:37 AM 16 November 2018
Closes 23 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9oL3

The Ministry of Education provides support to preschool and school-age children through our Early Intervention, Behaviour and Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) services.

In the Greater Wellington region there is a position available for a special education advisor.

The role of a specialist includes the following:

  • Working with a team around the child, including educators, parents, caregivers and whānau, to enhance understanding about the child and their learning and behaviour, and to collaboratively develop, implement and monitor an effective personalised learning plan
  • Helping the adult network around the child to make changes to the learning environment and to support the child to develop more pro-social ways of responding, and improve their participation, wellbeing and learning outcomes
  • Facilitating access to wider services and support, in response to individual need, for example speech and language therapy and local agencies
  • Applicants must also have a full New Zealand driver's licence as travel will be required.

If you want to join us in making a real contribution to improving outcomes for New Zealand children, family and whānau, please apply now by clicking on the vacancy link below.

If you have previously applied for recent positions, there is no need to reapply.



How to apply

As part of your application, please include a cover letter together with CV, addressed to Andrea Williams, Manager Learning Support – Wellington, Ministry of Education. Please ensure you indicate what role you are interested in applying for within the tit

Des James
(04) 463 2845

Organisation details

Ministry of Education

Location: Wellington