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Advisor on Deaf Children

NZ Ministry of Education
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Adviser on Deaf Children

 Full Time Permanent Vacancies Auckland

  Based in Botany and Henderson Offices



Are you 

  • Dynamic
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Looking to make a positive difference

Are looking for an exciting opportunity?

The Ministry of Education provides services to deaf and hard of hearing children their families/whānau.  This includes providing specialist advice and guidance to children and young people with sensori-neural or long-term conductive hearing loss, their families/whānau and support services. 

You will need:

  • An ability and willingness  to establish good working relationships with children, their families/whānau , and  work collaboratively with educators and other agencies
  • Commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and the ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Excellent written and oral skills, time management and organisational  skills
  • A Master of Special Education (Sensory Disabilities/Hearing Impairment) or a Diploma of Adviser on Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Children.

Applicants who do not have either of the required qualifications are required to complete the Master of Special Education (Sensory Disabilities/Hearing Impairment) within 4 years following appointment to an AoDC position

Resource of the Deaf (RTD) and Speech Language Therapists (SLT) may be considered for the position but will be required to complete a Master of Special Education (Sensory Disabilities)

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

A current driver's licence is essential.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your application using the 'Apply Online' button.  Please indicate the office you are applying for

If you have any queries, you can contact Pat Trevan on 09 265 3009 or


Applications close 1st November 2018.


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