Specialist Education Teacher – Full Time Permanent Position

Fairhaven School in Napier is a leading specialist school for students aged 5 to 21 years who are ORS funded.   Our learners all have unique abilities and strengths and with specialist teaching are able to experience rich learning in a variety of contexts within school and our local community.  Our learners learn best when guided by teachers who are strengths-based, enthusiastic, flexible thinkers and open to learn about specialist teaching.  

We are looking for exceptional NZ certificated teachers who are passionate about making a difference and working alongside our students and whānau. Professional development in specialist teaching will be ongoing. 

The terms and conditions, including base salary, for this position is set by the relevant collective agreement. The base salary for trained and registered teachers will range from $51,358 to $90,000, depending on applicants’ qualifications and experience.  Individuals’ actual base salary will be established by a salary assessment once a role is confirmed. 

How to Apply:

Please download our application pack and send the application form with your CV to:

Diane Whyte
30B Meeanee Road,
Taradale, Napier 4112
06 8442212

Start date 28 January 2023

Fairhaven School Application Pack.pdf

Application for Appointment.docx



Speech and Language Therapist

We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist, who is passionate about working in a school setting with children and young adults who have a range of learning needs.

Our school is an innovative organisation, always seeking new and better ways to support our students to learn and achieve.   We have a commitment to working collaboratively with whānau, and with our local schools who host our off-site satellite classes at both primary and secondary level.

You will work within a transdisciplinary team of professionals including teachers, and other agencies who are dedicated to providing the best outcomes for children and young adults.

As our school is on various sites, a current driver’s licence and access to own vehicle is essential.   

Start date Monday 30th January 2023

Applications close Friday 21st  November  2022

School visits are welcomed.  To apply please email the application form and your CV to Diane Whyte

Position Information for Speech and Language Therapist 2021.pdf

SLT Application for Appointment.docx


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