Maternity Leave Cover : 1 year
Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking to make a difference in a new role within a unique work environment? Then we want you!
Arohanui School is a large progressive special school based in West Auckland. We cater for students aged 5 to 21 years with intellectual and associated disabilities. Our students are educated in a range of settings including our base school, satellite classes and our community-based centre for post-18 year olds.
This is a maternity leave position and involves a varied caseload, working collaboratively with teachers, whanau, therapists and teacher aides to enhance learning outcomes for our students.
The ideal applicant will have:
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to learners with disabilities and their families and whanau
The ability to consult and set priorities while considering the needs of all stakeholders
The capacity to work within classrooms to establish effective practice and to meet both group and individual goals
A knowledge of ASD approaches, sensory processing, hand function, play and equipment accreditation
We offer a friendly, professional work environment and opportunities for professional growth.
School visits are welcomed. For more information phone Shaki Padayatchi
on 09 838 6696.
To apply please send a covering letter and your CV with contact details of two referees to email@example.com or post to The Principal, Arohanui Special School, Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602.