Sommerville Special School, Special Education Teacher (ref # 23919)

Job ID:15906
Title:Sommerville Special School, Special Education Teacher (ref # 23919)
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Sep 02, 2019

Job Description

This well-established school for children with special needs caters for students form 5 – 21 years and is based in the Eastern suburbs close to beaches, parks and very much part of the surrounding neighbourhood.

The base school in Panmure & reception is for 5-year olds and severely disabled students. All students have significant intellectual disabilities and may also have physical and behavioural issues too.

The school also has 10 satellite classes attached to local state, primary, intermediate and secondary schools. All teaching staff are supported with ongoing professional development and work collaborative with therapists, parents and colleagues to ensure students achieve all they can.

We are seeking passionate teachers who may be experienced SEN teachers, BT’s or just have a passion for working with students with significant needs.

You’ll definitely have a sense of humour, a team attitude, diligence and enjoy student’s successes no matter how small!      

Be part of this magical and rewarding world!


This could be your opportunity to interview with Kristina Appleby, our General Manager Permanent Recruitment, as she’ll be in Ireland and the UK interviewing for this role between the 17 - 27 October 2019 (exact dates and locations to be confirmed). 


You may be eligible for a $5000 overseas relocation grant from the Ministry of Education if you take up a teaching position in New Zealand. Now is a great time to come and teach in Aotearoa!

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