Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ New Zealand (nationwide)

Registered music therapist 0.2–0.4 position

General, Therapist

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 12:07 pm 18 December 2020
Closes 5pm 18 January 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAFn9

We are a school for students aged between 5 and 21 years who are blind, low vision, deaf blind and those with additional needs. 

We require a registered music therapist who:

  • Has an interest and desire to work with children and young people in a special education environment
  • Is a team player and has the aptitude to work in a transdisciplinary setting with therapists (eg OT, SLT), behaviour specialist, teachers and management personnel
  • Preferably has knowledge of the NZ Curriculum the Individual Education Programme (IEP) process and is able to assess, plan and implement goals agreed to collaboratively with the transdisciplinary team
  • Has excellent time management skills and keeps up-to-date clinical and other records
  • Is prepared to work with individual students as well as small groups of students
  • Has a good sense of humor and who can manage the unexpected in a professional manner with a real sense of calmness and maturity/common sense. 

The position is covered by the Support Staff in School Collective Agreement and salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

How to apply

Please send a letter of application and CV to Jane Thistlethwaite, Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ, or

c/- Carolyn Barton from whom a job description is also available.
Private Bag 801, Manurewa, Auckland 2243
(09) 266 7109

Vacancy reference #:1HAFn9

Listed 12:07 pm 18 December 2020
Closes 5pm 18 January 2021

School details

Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 45

School number: 4156
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Physical address:
2 McVilly Rd, Manurewa, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 801, Manurewa, Manukau, 2243