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Speech Language Therapist

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
Education
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Region:
Bay of Plenty
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Posted Date:
08-Nov-2017
Closing Date:
26-Nov-2017
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Job Description

 Fulltime, permanent, Speech-Language Therapist

 Learning Support, Bay of Plenty Waiariki, based in Tauranga

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated person with a current recognised qualification in speech-language therapy and recent experience in this field to join our team.  

  • The successful applicant will be able to work effectively across both school and early childhood sectors.
  • Responsibilities will include working with children and young people, their parents, caregivers, whanau, educators and other Learning Support personnel in delivering speech and language services.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is an ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Practical skills in Maoritanga and/or experience in working with clients of another culture are desirable.
  • Skills in the area of Hanen, early intervention, working with children with complex learning/communication needs and knowledge of the early childhood and/or school curriculum are an advantage.
  • Experience and confidence in delivering group training to parents and educators is an essential part of the role.

Overseas applicants should have their qualifications approved by New Zealand Speech-Language Therapy Association (NZSTA) in order to determine that they are suitable for working within New Zealand.

Applicants must have a current driver's licence as travel will be required.

Now is an exciting time at the Ministry of Education. We are in the midst of a positive change initiative that's setting a platform for New Zealand's young learners to be the best they can be. Our vision is ultimately about ensuring children succeed personally and achieve academically, so in years to come they are productive, valued and competitive in the world. We want New Zealand and New Zealanders to lead globally.

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 rebekah.wong@education.govt.nz

Applications close 26th November 2017

 

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