Psychologist – Taranaki Region
Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.
Taranaki is one of those magical places in the world where people come for a visit, and they find they never want to leave. The wonderful natural environment with a majestic mountain at its heart, the rugged coastline world renowned for its surf, great career opportunities, our
love of art and culture, cages and outdoor living mean it’s a fantastic place to work, live and play.
Help shape the future of Education
At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.
Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
Learning Support is a critical part of the Sector Enablement and Support Group in the Ministry. We are charged with leading the education sector in ensuring that children and young people with additional learning needs are supported to achieve their full potential through education.
Our Learning Support specialists work closely with families, whānau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and Māori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning outcomes and promote social inclusion.
About this role
As a Psychologist you will play a critical role in our region’s Learning Support team by:
To be successful you will need:
What can we offer you?
We offer a competitive salary and a flexible work environment. In addition, our specialists tell us they value the following:
Are you ready to make a difference?
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds who will enrich our understanding of the education system.
As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ‘apply online’ button. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are applying for the part time or the full time position.
For further information, please contact Renee Anderson at Renee.Anderson@education.govt.nz or 06 7576441.
Applications close midnight 15 February 2021