Digital Learning Leader – Fixed Term Position 1.0FTTE
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing students.
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Learning Leader based in Auckland. Your key focus will be responsibility for the professional development of our teaching staff who support the learning and wellbeing of our students of all ages. Your support will ensure that the teachers’ practice is kept up to date with current and emerging educational technologies in line with the New Zealand Education Curriculum and Digital Technologies Curriculum.
    The Digital Learning Leader is a leadership position which builds on the pedagogies of teaching staff to ensure that they are confident and capable of using current and emerging educational digital learning tools for authentic teaching and learning.An ability to communicate enthusiasm for innovations and creativity in the use of digital technologies in the contemporary learning environment is essential.
    You will:
  • Have extensive experience in setting up synchronous communication and asynchronous platforms to support our teachers and learners in urban and rural locations.
  • Work collaboratively with our colleagues in the South Island Deaf Education Centre, van Asch.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand Sign Language as many of our staff and learners are NZSL users.
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Be a people’s person who can encourage, develop, and build capacity of all teaching staff in their understanding and practice of the effective use of digital technologies.
  • Develop professional working relationships with other educational technology service providers.
  • Be responsible for coordinating the acquisition and delivery of IT related items to ensure our learners have equitable access across our service area.
  • Travel to our various service provisions.

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 20th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 22nd March.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    New Zealand Sign Language Interpreter
    Two full-time fixed term positions
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing students.
    Two full-time fixed term positions have become available at Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Auckland. The successful applicants will be required to interpret for our deaf staff. You will be required to work as part of the Resource Team. You will be interpreting for general communication, newsletters and resource projects, which will be videoed. This position will involve some travel outside of Auckland and the requirement to work the occasional evening.
    Prerequisites to be successful in this role are:
  • Approved qualifications in New Zealand Sign Language and interpreter training
  • Participating member of the Sign Language Interpreting Association (SLIANZ)
  • Previous experience in NZSL resource development and translations is desirable.
  • A current driver licence
  • Highly motivated, flexible and capable of managing your own workload
  • Understanding and respect of Deaf culture

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 20th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 22nd March.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Night Shift Attendant – Fixed Term Position, Immediate Start
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    We are seeking positive, enthusiastic and responsible people to join our innovative team as a Night Shift attendant.
    You will be supporting our existing staff to provide care and safety and be a role model to our Deaf students whilst encouraging their development of independent living and educational achievement. You must have had previous experience in a similar position as you will be working closely with teenagers and their whanau/families. Ideally you will hold a Social Work or Teacher qualification or working towards a tertiary qualification in a similar field.
    As student safety is our priority, and as part of the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014, safety checks will be required in the form of police vetting and referee checks. You will need to hold a valid permit to live and work in NZ along with a valid and current driver’s licence.
    In addition to these requirements you will need to demonstrate:
  • The ability to communicate in New Zealand Sign Language or a willingness to learn NZSL
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • A knowledge of NZ Deaf Culture and previous experience of working within a multi-cultural environment
  • The ability to support and aid the development of our students social, educational and emotional needs
  • A current first-aid certificate is desirable 
    We can offer you some flexibility in working hours without committing to set rostered hours, working in a position with a great bunch of KDEC students and a modern working environment.
    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager
    Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Private Bag 93008, New Lynn, Auckland.
    Email: hr.support@deafeducation.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 10th March 2019.
    *A job description and educational interpreter guidelinesare available upon request.
 

Cultural Advisor – 0.8FTE, Fixed Term Position

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He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational programmes and services to Deaf and hard of hearing learners throughout the northern half of the North Island and New Zealand. The Cultural Advisor will report to the Principal and is responsible for supporting the development of working relationships with relevant Deaf and hard of hearing communities and supporting cultural sustainability in all service areas for KDEC.

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will:

  • Build strong partnerships between Maori learners, their whānau, our staff and our Deaf community;
  • Contribute cultural expertise to the design and implementation of existing and new strategies to support our Deaf and hard of hearing learners and staff;
  • Build and foster relationships with Iwi, other relevant individuals, groups or organisations and;
  • Provide cultural competency training as and when required;
  • Bring your experience of Pastoral care advice and guidance to ensure the social and emotional needs of our learners and staff are catered for;
  • Demonstrate leadership to develop and run culturally appropriate programmes from our tri-lingual Deaf Marae;
  • Work in collaboration with our partner schools

You have:

  • Cultural competency and ideally NZSL New Zealand Sign Language skills, or a commitment to learn NZSL;
  • Be a confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills;
  • A positive attitude, energy and enthusiasm and ability to work in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision;
  • Awareness of the and our Deaf community cultural and political content.
    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 25th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 28th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 

Kaitohutohu Ahurea – 0.8FTE

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He angitūtanga


E whakarato ana te Kelston Deaf Education Centre i ngā hōtaka mātauranga me ngā ratonga ki ngā ākonga turi, āhua turi hoki o te haurua whakateraki o Te Ika-a-Māui me Aotearoa whānui. Ka pūrongo te Kaitohutohu Ahurea ki te Tumuaki, ā, nōna te kawenga kia tautoko i te whanaketanga o ngā hononga mahitahi ki ngā hapori turi, āhua turi hoki, me te tautoko i te pūmautanga taha ahurea i roto i ngā wāhi ratonga katoa kia whakaratotia tā te ratonga KDEC ki Aotearoa i runga i te whakaaro ahurea.

He kōrero mōu

Māu tonu:

  • E hanga pātuitanga i waenganui i te ākonga Maori, tōna whānau me tō tātou hapori Turi;
  • E hōmai te matatau taha ahurea ki te hoahoa me te whakatinanatanga o ngā rautaki onāianei me ngā rautaki hōu hei tautoko i te hunga Turi me ngā ākonga āhua turi me ngā kaimahi;
  • E hanga, e whakatipu hononga ki ngā Iwi, ērā atu tāngata, rōpū, umanga whai pānga hoki;
  • E whakarato te whakangungu taha ahurea ina hiahiatia, i te wā tika anō;
  • Te tohutohu atawhai taha wairua me te ārahi hei tiaki i ngā mateā taha pāpori, taha hinengaro o ngā ākonga me ngā kaimahi;
  • E whakaatu he rangatira koe ki te whakarato me te whakahaere hōtaka tōtika tino pai rawa i tētahi Marae Turi toru-reo i Aotearoa.;

Kei a koe:

  • Te matatau taha ahurea, ā, mēnā ka taea hoki, ngā pūkenga Reo Rotarota o Aotearoa, te ngākau pai rānei kia ako i te Reo Rotarota;
  • Te māia ki te whakawhitiwhiti kōrero me ngā pūkenga kaha hei mahi ngātahi me te tangata;
  • He ngākau pai, he kaha, he ngangahau me te mōhio ki te mahi i runga i te tikanga whakahaere whaiaro me te iti tirotiro a te rangatira;
  • Te matatau ki te wāhi hapori, wāhi ahurea, wāhi tōrangapū.
    Tukua mai tō tono me tō tāhuhu tangata ki a
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Īmēra: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Ko te rā kati mō ngā tono ā-īmēra ko te poutūtanga o te rā, 25 Poutūterangi.
    Ka tū ngā uiuinga hei te 28 Poutūterangi 2019
    Ka wātea mai ngā korero e pā ana ki tēnei tūranga, he mōhiohio tāpiri rānei ina tonoa.
 

School Audiologist – Fulltime Fixed Term Position

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Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational programmes and services to Deaf and hard of hearing learners throughout the northern half of the North Island and New Zealand. This is a fantastic and rewarding opportunity for a qualified audiologist with NZAS membership to work as part of our dedicated Specialist Services Team at Kelston Deaf Education Centre.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a keen interest in Deaf learners and applies their high level of knowledge and skills in audiology to work with a caseload of children enrolled in our Centre and its Deaf provisions, including our pre-school.

You will be responsible for conducting hearing evaluations, monitoring hearing aids, selecting and fitting hearing aids, and managing classroom FM systems.

You will be able to draw on your extensive experience as an Audiologist to support learners, families/whanau, and professionals with understanding the impact of deafness on learning, communication, and wellbeing.

You will have strong communication skills including New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or demonstrate a commitment to learning NZSL. You will be able to demonstrate a professional and caring manner and are adept at building and maintaining relationships with our learners, families, centre staff and teachers whilst expressing sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity. You will have the ability to work independently and manage your time effectively. A current driver’s license is required as there will be a need for travel to our Deaf provisions within Metropolitan Auckland. You will also need a valid permit to both live and work in New Zealand.

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 22nd March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 29th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 

Speech-Language Therapist - Part-Time 0.8FTTE (0.4 South Auckland / 0.4 West Auckland/North Shore) Fixed Term Position

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Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational programmes and services to the Deaf and hard of hearing students throughout the northern half of the North Island of New Zealand.

This is a fantastic and rewarding opportunity for a qualified Speech-Language Therapist registered with NZSTA to apply for a fixed term 0.8FTTE position within our Specialist Services Team. This position is covered under the Primary Teachers’ Collective Agreement and salary is dependent on experience and level of qualification.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will work as part of our dedicated multi-disciplinary specialist services team working collaboratively with our Core School enrolled learners (Y1-Y15), their families/whanau, centre staff, teachers and paraprofessionals within our Centre. There is an expectation for you to travel to our Deaf provisions based in mainstream schools across metropolitan Auckland.

You will have strong communication skills including New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or demonstrate a commitment to learning NZSL. You will be able to demonstrate a professional and caring manner and are adept at building and maintaining relationships with our learners, families, centre staff and teachers whilst expressing sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity. You will have the ability to work independently and manage your time effectively. A current driver’s license is required as there will be a need for travel to our Deaf provisions within Metropolitan Auckland. You will also need a valid permit to both live and work in New Zealand.

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 15th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 20th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 

Educational Associate Position. Fixed Term. Term time only

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Immediate Start to End of Term Four 2019 – Hours of work: 6.30am-3.00pm

Kelston Deaf Education Centre operates a bi-lingual pre-school programme catering for the needs of Deaf and hard of hearing/hearing children

We are seeking a candidate who is an excellent Deaf role model to our learners to work during school term times in our pre-school. You will be responsible for supporting Deaf and hard of hearing/hearing learners and work closely with our teachers to provide a safe and fun learning environment. You will be a New Zealand Sign Language user and be responsible for transporting our learners to and from our pre-school located in West Auckland. Strong communication skills are essential. The position will be responsible for picking up our pre-school children from 6.30am – 8.30am and then working within our pre-school until 3.00pm.

You will have a current New Zealand’s Driver’s License, a natural affinity with young children and be able to build positive professional relationships with their whanau. A valid permit to live and work in NZ is essential.

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager
    Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Private Bag 93008, New Lynn, Waitakere 0640
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 18th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 20th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    School Counsellor 1.0FTTE or 1.0FTE
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing students.
    We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced full time School Counsellor who ideally will be a registered teacher to join our Specialist Services Team providing confidential counselling, pastoral care and health and wellbeing teaching services to Deaf and hard of hearing learners (Y1-Y15) enrolled in the KDEC Core School Deaf Provisions based at our partner schools in the Ormiston, Flat Bush area, and their families/whānau, working closely with teachers and staff in both the School and the Residential Hostel.
    Your previous experience working within either the educational or social sector will support the Specialist Services Team to provide a holistic service for our learners.
    You will be:
  • enthusiastic, innovative, highly motivated and organised
  • NZAC or NZCCA registered guidance counsellor
  • culturally responsive to our learners, their whanau, and our wider community.

    You will have:
  • Strong communication skills including New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or demonstrate a commitment to learning NZSL.
  • Demonstrate a professional and caring manner and are adept at building and maintaining relationships with our learners, families, centre staff and teachers whilst expressing sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity.
  • The ability to work independently and manage your time effectively.

    A current driver’s license is required as there will be a need for travel to between our bases of operation within Metropolitan Auckland. You will also need a valid permit to both live and work in New Zealand.
    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 22nd March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 29th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Resource Teacher of Deaf Position (RTD).Teacher of the Deaf Position - Lead Teacher, Flat Bush
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing students.
    We are seeking positive and enthusiastic Teachers who hold a Teacher of Deaf qualification, have previous successful mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and proficient in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or a commitment to learning NZSL. For the RTD Position you will be itinerating to mainstream schools with the above regions, so a valid and current driver’s licence is essential.
    Positions available:
  • 1.0FTTE Fixed Term Position, Metropolitan Auckland
  • 1.0FTTE Fixed Term Position, Waikato
  • 0.5FTTE Fixed Term Position, Northland
  • 1.0FTTE Lead Teacher Position, based in the Deaf provision of our partner school

    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager
    Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Private Bag 93008, New Lynn, Waitakere 0640
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 25th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 28th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Health and Safety Advisor, Fixed Term Position 0.5FTE – (National position based in Metropolitan Auckland)
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing students.
    Kelston and van Asch Deaf Education Centre provides educational pathways and support for deaf and hard of hearing learners across New Zealand. Our organisation is undergoing considerable change to ensure we meet the learning and welfare needs of deaf and hard of hearing learners around NZ.
    We are looking for a talented Health & Safety Advisor to join our Team and reporting to the Acting Principal at Kelston Deaf Education Centre. This is an exciting and pivotal role to provide advice and guidance on health and safety management across Kelston Deaf Education Centre and van Asch Deaf Education Centre.
    Your experience and knowledge in current Health and Safety best practice preferably from the social or educational sector will inform your approach to educating our leaders and staff.
    You will:
  • Drive Health and Safety Systems, processes and operational procedures;
  • Provide guidance and support to develop up to date hazard, accident and incident management assessments;
  • Identify Health and Safety Training needs and create engaging and visual programmes for our staff across NZ.

    You will be a strong communicator and have excellent organisational skills. You will be culturally responsive to our Deaf and hard of hearing staff and learners. Ideally you will be a user of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or commit to learning NZSL.
    Please send your CV and a covering letter to
    Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: recruitment@deafeducation.co.nz
    Closing data: Midday, 25th March 2019.
    Interviews date: Friday 28th March 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.