Teacher, Auckland
    Permanent, Full Time – Term 3 start (22nd July 2019)
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre (KDEC) provides educational pathways and support for Deaf and hard of hearing students throughout the northern half of the North Island of New Zealand.
    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Teacher who, has ideally had previous successful Teacher of the Deaf and mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and competency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). The position will be based within the Auckland Metropolitan area.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Previous leadership experience would be of benefit, support will be provided
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Competency in NZSL and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners preferred
  • Full NZ teacher registration essential

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Applications close midday 28th June 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Educational Associate Positions x 2
    One based in Kelston, one based in Flat Bush/Permanent full-time positions starting Term 3 (22nd July 2019)
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre (KDEC) provides educational pathways and support for Deaf and hard of hearing students throughout the northern half of the North Island of New Zealand.
    We are seeking two candidates, who are excellent Deaf role models to our learners, to work during school term times in our school provisions in Kelston and Flat Bush. You will be responsible for supporting Deaf and hard of hearing/hearing learners and work closely with our teachers to provide a safe and practical learning environment. You will be a skilled New Zealand Sign Language user and strong communication skills are essential.
    You will have a current New Zealand’s Driver’s License, a natural affinity with youth and young children, and be able to build positive professional relationships with them. A valid permit to live and work in NZ is essential.
    Preferred skills are:
  • Initiative
  • Drive
  • Patience
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Practical skills

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Applications close midday 28th June 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Resources and Production Assistant at Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Part time, 0.8FTTE Fixed Term position -Term 3 (July) 2019 until Term 1 (January) 2020
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre (KDEC) provides educational pathways and support for Deaf and hard of hearing students throughout the northern half of the North Island of New Zealand.
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Resources and Production Assistant based in Auckland. We are seeking a Resource Production Assistant who is an excellent Deaf role model. You will support our Deaf and hard of hearing learners and work closely with our teachers to provide high quality NZSL video resources that you will create, film and edit. You will engage with various staff on a number of projects.
    You will ensure that the videos and resource production support our Deaf and hard of hearing learners in accessing the KDEC curriculum. You will have experience in filming and editing video resources for the web and e-learning platforms. You will have the ability to collaborate with the teaching staff, Graphic Designer and various other staff. You will have knowledge and experience in using Adobe software, specifically Premiere Pro and After Effects.
    Pre-requisites to be successful in this role are:
  • Be a confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrate the ability to be flexible, a positive can-do attitude, energy and enthusiasm;
  • Have a genuine desire to contribute to the success of the Resource Team and work collaboratively with our colleagues at van Asch Deaf Education Centre (South Island).
  • Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity to our diverse population;
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand Sign Language (many of our staff and learners are NZSL users);
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skill that enable you to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner.

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 28th June.
    Date of interview: Wednesday 3rd July 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Specialist Resource Teacher of Deaf Position (RTD)
    Cochlear Implant Habilitationist, 1.0FTTE Fixed Term Position
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    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Trained teacher of the Deaf, Advisor on Deaf Children or qualified Speech Language Therapist to work as a regional Habilitationist for school aged children with Cochlear Implants. The position will ideally be based in Auckland and the work will involve habilitation, assessment and programme management for children across metropolitan Auckland and Northland. Good remuneration package and a lease vehicle for work travel based on mileage thresholds.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Appropriate qualifications
  • A current drivers licence
  • A willingness to further your skills and qualifications in Listening and Spoken Language.
  • Enthusiasm, self-management skills and willingness to be part of a regional team.

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 5th July
    Interviews will be held week commencing 29th July 2019.
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Night Shift Attendant
    Fixed Term Position until July 2020, From Term 3
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    Kelston Deaf Education Centre provide educational programmes and services to Deaf and hard of hearing students throughout New Zealand. Totara Village provides a family-like environment for up to 23 Deaf and/or hard of hearing students.
    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.
  • 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 apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Applications close 21st June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Senior Teacher, South Auckland
    Fixed Term – Term 3 start until July 2020
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    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Senior Teacher who, has previous successful TOD and mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and competency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). For the position you will be based at Anton Centre Valley with six other RTDs including ASSIST and NZSL tutor.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Must reside in Auckland for the duration of the fixed term and be able to travel regularly on the South and greater Auckland area.
  • Previous leadership experience would be of benefit, support will be provided by the Regional Coordinator in particular
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of RTDs, other Auckland senior teachers, regional coordinator essential. This includes teamed collaboration with the Franklin senior teacher and team (a great bunch of people).
  • Competency in NZSL and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners essential, including appropriate cultural responsive and leadership of Maori and Pasifica.
  • Caseload contact to be determined by a formula as guided by RC.
  • Current drivers’ licence and full NZ teacher registration essential.
  • Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds.

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Friday 5pm, 7th June 2019
    Interviews will be held week of 10th June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Senior Teacher, Auckland (North Shore)
    Fixed Term – Term 3 start until July 2020
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    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Senior Teacher who, has previous successful TOD and mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and competency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). For the position you will be based at Oteha Valley with six other RTDs including ASSIST.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Must reside in Auckland for the duration of the fixed term and be able to travel regularly on the Shore and greater Auckland area
  • Previous leadership experience would be of benefit, support will be provided
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of RTDs, other Auckland senior teachers, regional coordinator essential
  • Competency in NZSL and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners essential
  • Caseload contact to be determined by a formula as guided by RC
  • Current drivers’ licence and full NZ teacher registration essential
  • Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds.

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Friday,5pm, 7th June 2019
    Interviews will be held week of 10th June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Senior Teacher, Northland
    Fixed Term – Term 3 start until July 2020
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    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Senior Teacher who, has previous successful TOD and mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and competency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). For the position you will work in close collaboration with the far Northland Senior Teacher and team, with sharing of Language days, KIT days, Forum, team meetings and other KDEC and local events.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Are required to live in the region for the duration of the fixed term
  • Current knowledge of Northland DHH learners an advantage
  • Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds
  • A current driver licence as there is an expectation to travel within Metropolitan Auckland
  • Competency in NZSL and knowledge of current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners essential
  • Current drivers’ licence and full NZ teacher registration essential, plus at least two years Teacher of the Deaf experience

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Midday, Friday 31st May 2019
    Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Regional Co-ordinator Waikato and Bay of Plenty area
    Fixed Term – Term 3 start until July 2020 or by negotiation when incumbent returns from leave
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    We are seeking an experienced Resource Teacher of the Deaf (RTD) who is able to successfully support, guide and be a problem solver in collaborating with four teams of RTDs, four Senior Teachers and NZSL tutors, Ministry of Education, stakeholders and KDEC/Van Asch staff. For the position you will manage and moderate caseload systems across the region in line with best practice guidelines. You will be able to identify trends to the Regional Manager and be able to respond appropriately to the diverse needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing learners. You will demonstrate a high level of teaching, assessment and consultative practice in New Zealand Sign Language, spoken language pedagogy and knowledge of effective inclusive mainstream practice.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Exemplary in terms of conduct, transparency, and accountability
  • Understanding and application of the learner support delivery model and development of two geographically defined teams in the Waikato by start 2020
  • Assistance in collaboration of language days, day school and KIT days in the area
  • Support to KDEC staff and assistance with implementation of the merger process
  • Being available to travel regularly throughout the region
  • Manage 0.4 caseload contact time RTD and/or ASSIST

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Midday, Thursday 6th June 2019
    Interviews will be held week commencing 10th June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.
 
    Resource Teacher of Deaf Position (RTD)
    1.0FTTE Permanent Position, Metropolitan Auckland
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    We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic teacher with previous successful mainstream teaching experience, strong communication skills and willingness to train to become a teacher of the Deaf including developing proficiency in NZSL. For this position you will be itinerating to mainstream schools with the central Auckland area as part of a team of RTDs based at Kelston Deaf Education Centre, Kelston, Auckland. Starting date of employment to be negotiated.
    Requirements for this position:
  • Knowledge and/or experience in current inclusive practices for diverse DHH learners or learners with specific learning needs an advantage.
  • Previous demonstration of skills in literacy and language development
  • Current drivers’ licence and full NZ teacher registration essential.
  • Lease vehicle or use of own car to be determined by expected weekly mileage thresholds.

    Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and a covering letter to:
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Midday, 28th June 2019
    Interviews will be held week commencing 1 July 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) Permanent 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 permanent 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
    Rachel Shenkin, HR Support, Kelston Deaf Education Centre
    Email: [email protected]
    Closing date: Midday, 14 June 2019
    *A job description or further information is available on request.