Special Education Advisor

  • Company:
    Education in New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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Special Education Advisor

Kotahi te kōhao o te ngira te miro mā, te miro pango, te miro whero.

We invite you to join our vibrant, committed and supportive team of special education advisors.

We have a permanent full time position. This job will cover the Waikato North area.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary collaborative team providing ecological assessment, intervention, training and reporting services, advising and supporting schools and early childhood centres to provide inclusive practices that enable student success.

You will need strong teaming skills and the competency to establish effective relationships with whānau, parents, families, educators and key providers working within the community. 

An awareness and sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, a strong commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi, the Ministries priorities and the Māori education strategy ‘Ka Hikitia’, are essential. 

A knowledge of Te Reo me ngā Tikanga and previous successful engagement with Māori is highly desirable.

Post-graduate degree or diploma in education, special education or related discipline relevant to the focus of the position (e.g. family work, disability or mental health).

Demonstrated successful experience in classroom or other relevant settings and of including students with special needs in classroom or other relevant settings. A current driver’s license is required.

The Ministry of Education has an equal opportunities policy.

For further information please contact Jessica Calvert on 07 850 8893.

Applications close Friday 9 April 2021.