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Special Education Adviser/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist

NZ Ministry of Education
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Special Education Adviser/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist 


Applications are invited for 2 positions in our Otago/Southland Learning Support Team in the Otago office.


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 relevant special education qualifications and/or current Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist Board registration.


The successful applicants 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.


If this opportunity interests you go to  to apply online.  For further information contact Sally Ellison


Applications close 21 June 2018

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