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Psychologist - Bay of Plenty Waiariki

NZ Ministry of Education
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Job Description

Are you passionate about inclusive education and achieving great outcomes for students with additional learning needs?  Do you want to live in an area with New Zealand's best beaches, mountains and lakes on your door step?  If the answers are yes then we want to hear from you.


Applications are invited from registered Psychologists with appropriate skills and experiences wanting to join our team, providing services to preschool and school students with learning needs and severe, challenging behaviour.


The successful applicants will be experienced in establishing effective working relationships with parents, families, whanau, educators, and others working in the community in order to provide a range of assessment, intervention and training services for students with high and complex needs, their parents and teachers.


The position will be based in Whakatane and will be working across Bay of Plenty - Waiariki.


Essential skills

  • Knowledge of the New Zealand school curriculum and early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki
  • Expertise in using a range of assessment and intervention strategies to enhance student academic skills
  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum adaptation and differentiation
  • Recent successful experience in engaging students who have challenging  learning and/or behaviour in school, preschool and community settings
  • Understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and ability to work in a way that delivers equitable outcomes for Maori.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in culturally respectful ways with Maori students and whanau
  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively to meet goals and outcomes
  • A current New Zealand driver's licence.


If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.  You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Rebekah Wong at


Applications close on 22nd October 2017

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