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Location: Christchurch

Hours: Permanent, Part-time: Minimum Guaranteed Hours 3 per week

CCS Disability Action's vision is to see every disabled person included in the life of their family and community.

We have been working with disabled people and their families since 1935 and are now at the forefront of service provision, advocacy and information sharing in disability sector New Zealand-wide. Our people are professional, innovative, dedicated and knowledgeable. We hold ourselves to the highest possible ethical standards and are known for our partnership approach to support.

Job specific information

This role offers you an exciting opportunity to support a child/children with disabilities in their local early childhood centre setting. The role provides educational input which fosters the child’s/children’s development, learning and inclusion within the centre.  The role will also support the transition to primary school.

To be appointed the successful candidate will have –

  • Initiative, be reliable and flexible.
  • A positive attitude and a talent for developing supportive interactions.
  • The ability to relate well to a diverse range of people.
  • Understanding of the development of children and the way in which they relate to others
  • Experience working with disabled children, their family/whanau would be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong connections to the community.
  • Can work positively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

How to apply

If you are passionate about early education, we want to hear from you.  Please contact our Business Support team (03) 365 5661 or email Southern.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz.

We are committed to ensuring our application process is accessible to everyone, please let us know if you require an alternative method of application.

About us

CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. We work within a Human Rights framework and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. We welcome enquiries from everyone and we openly encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Applications Close: 5.00pm, Thursday 7th July 2022.

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