Teacher position, based in the Deaf provision at Kelston Primary School

Job Location: Auckland/ New Zealand
Work Type: 1.0 FTTE Teacher position

This full-time role is fixed term, starting 28 January 2020 till end of school year December 2020.

Van Asch and Kelston Deaf Education Centres are places of educational excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. We empower and educate our students, making a real and lasting difference. Our teams are creative, utilising technologies to the fullest.

We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher with experience in supporting students with complex learning and behavioural needs for our Deaf provision at Kelston Primary School. This is a newly created position and would suit an experienced teacher to set up a class with a curriculum to meet unique student needs.

You will be working in a team that values collaboration between teaching staff and specialist services.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience as a special needs teacher, using a range of communication systems, and be able to adapt and modify the curriculum to meet diverse student needs. You will work alongside trained teachers of the Deaf and a knowledge of or willingness to learn NZSL is required.

KDEC offers opportunities for professional development and an opportunity to work within a supportive, collaborative team.

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to Alison Kagen, HR Advisor, Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Private Bag 93008, New Lynn, Auckland 0640 or Alison.kagen@deafeducation.nz. A Job description is available on request. Closing date for applications: midday Friday 1 November and Interviews will be held in the week of 4 November.