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Psychologist / Special Education

NZ Ministry of Education
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Nelson - Marlborough
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Registered Psychologist / Special Education Advisor

Kaiwhakaora Hinengaro/Kaitohutohu Mātauranga

Permanent Full Time positions based in Nelson.



Do you have a passion to work with children and young people to improve educational outcomes? Do you have a specific interest in challenging behaviour and a desire to work with students, whanau and educators to enhance learning engagement and potential?


If yes, come to the sunshine capital of New Zealand!


We are seeking energetic, innovative, and highly motivated individuals, who are interested in working as part of the Learning Support team across the Nelson/Tasman area.


The positions require delivery of a behaviour service in Early Childhood and School Sectors. You will work with the adults around the child or young person to promote their wellbeing, positive behaviour and achievement.


The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively and contribute in a multi-disciplinary team, establish effective relationships with parents, families/whanau, educators and others working in the community.


Psychologist applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with the New Zealand Psychologist Registration Board.


We welcome applications from people with relevant experience in supporting students with challenging behaviours, to work as Special Education Advisers.


Knowledge of tikanga and Te reo Māori would be an advantage, given our commitment to the principles of The Treaty of Waitangi.


A current driver's licence is required


If these opportunities interest you, please visit our careers page to view a job description and apply online.


If you have any queries contact Mike Ness (Service Manager) , Ministry of Education, Nelson.   


Applications close midnight - 5 May 2019.

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