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Crisis Response Practitioner

NZ Ministry of Education
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Full time vacancy in Maungawhau - Crisis Response Service

Fixed Term for 11 months

Psychologist or Special Education Advisor x 1


Would you like to make a difference?

Working with a multidisciplinary team of professionals committed to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people with special education needs you will be responsible for providing high quality services to children with high and complex needs in, educational settings with a focus on severe and challenging behaviour and behaviour crisis response.

You will need:

  • An ability and willingness to work in collaborative partnership with other professionals, agencies, families and the sector;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to sustain productive professional relationships;
  • Experience in coordinating and responding to crisis situations;
  • A genuine commitment to evidence based interventions which demonstrate inclusive education practice and contribute to raising student achievement;
  • Psychologists will require New Zealand Psychologist Board registration and a current Practicing Certificate
  • Other applicants will hold relevant post graduate qualifications
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

A current driver's licence is essential and experience in the NZ education system would be an advantage.

The Ministry offers opportunities for professional development and training and a friendly, supportive working environment.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your application using the 'Apply Online' button.

You may contact Zelda on 09 632 9561 if you have any questions.  If you call during our close down period of 25th December - 2nd January, please leave a message and we will get back to you.

Applications close 10th January 2018

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