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Tauranga unit

Part time fixed term contract position for remainder of 2020

Contract will commence at 0.5

Experience working with senior students, strong curriculum knowledge, an understanding of NCEA and skilled in on-line teaching an advantage.

Our highly motivated teachers are innovative, skilled communicators who deliver education in homes, hospitals and unit classrooms for years 1-13 students missing school for health reasons.

Teachers work with students across spectrum of years and subjects and, depending on the health and education needs of the student, the teacher may provide the whole education programme; an education programme in association with the student’s regular school or a programme in association with Te Aho O Te Kura Pounamu (The Correspondence School).

Applicants must be NZ fully registered teachers with sound curriculum knowledge. Commitment to e-learning and knowledge of Office 365 and the Google suite tools an advantage.

Full driving licence and own vehicle essential (reimbursed as per collective).

Close date 4pm Wednesday 10 June 2020

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Tauranga unit

Tauranga unit is located at 220 Seventeenth Avenue, close to Tauranga Hospital. Teachers work in both the hospital and in the community, serving surrounding areas Waihi Beach, Kawerau and Edgecumbe.

NHS Tauranga unit teachers work with school age students who meet Northern Health School admission criteria. Education programmes are planned in association with staff of the student’s regular school and may include Te Aho O Te Kura Pounamu (Correspondence School) subjects. An ILP (Individual Learning Plan) is developed for each student in association with their school of enrolment, parents and any others who may be involved in their wellbeing.

NHS teachers visit students in their homes and, depending on their health needs, students may attend NHS student support centre or their school of enrolment on a part time basis. When the time is appropriate, the NHS teacher will help transition student back to school on a full time basis.

When visiting students in the community, teachers have the use of a NHS vehicle; however should a vehicle be unavailable, teachers will be expected to use their own vehicle and be reimbursed according to the teacher’s collective agreement.

ICT is an integral part of Northern Health School’s administration, programme development and student record activities. Teachers in all of our units must be prepared to use ICT extensively in the course of their work.

Teachers are responsible to unit associate principal and supported by a teacher aide/office administrator

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