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Psychologist

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
Education
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Region:
Wellington
Job Type:
Posted Date:
13-Sep-2017
Closing Date:
27-Sep-2017
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Job Description

Wellington Region

Full time or part time, fixed term until September 2018

 

Applications are invited from registered Psychologists for this position in our Wellington Region Team, based at either our Porirua or Lower Hutt office, to support our Wellington North area.

The Ministry of Education - Learning Support is seeking candidates who have demonstrable knowledge, experience and skills in supporting children and young people with severe and challenging behaviours and students with severe disabilities.  Applicants applying for the role must have a current New Zealand Psychologist Board registration.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a range of assessment and intervention services to children as well as establishing effective relationships with parents, families, whānau, educators and others working in the community.

Applicants for the position should be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:

  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively to meet goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of the curriculum in school.
  • Knowledge and understanding of inclusive education practices.
  • Ability and willingness to work co-operatively as a team member in a range of contexts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

 

As part of your application please include a cover letter together with CV and the names of two referees, addressed to Catherine Brabham, Service Manager, Learning Support, Ministry of Education. 

 

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.  You can view a job descriptions above, and for further information please contact Des James on 04 463 2845.

Applications close on 27 September 2017.

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