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Speech Language Therapist

NZ Ministry of Education
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Join our committed team providing speech and language therapy support for students with significant special education needs. This is a permanent  0.8FTE position. The job will cover the Taumarunui and Piopio areas.


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.


Applicants must have suitable training as a Speech Language Therapist and ideally have at least one year's experience.  A current driver's license is required. The Ministry of Education has an equal opportunities policy.


For further information please contact Rochelle McKenzie on 07 850 8896.


Applications close 24 July 2017.

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