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Welcome to the Kimi Ora School website

Kimi Ora School is a special needs school that enrols students from the Wellington region. It is a school that caters for a diverse range of students aged from five to twenty one years of age with high and very high complex special needs.  Kimi Ora means “seeking well being in health” or “to be made whole.” Our school offers an holistic approach to education, working with the family we aim to achieve the best for your child. The therapies of speech language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and music therapy offered on site, on an ongoing basis, add an extra dimension to your child’s education.  Our enrolment and information documentation is available in Te Reo and other languages as required.

Staff Vacancy:

Scale A Teacher, Part –time 0.6 (12 months) commencing Term 1 2017 to cover parental leave.

Kimi Ora School is a school for high/very high special needs students aged 5-21.  We have a base school in Naenae and a satellite unit on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate.  We seek an enthusiastic teacher who will work within a trans-disciplinary team and lead a class team. The position is 0.6.  All teachers including Early Childhood are welcome to apply.

The successful applicant will initially work at our base school in Naenae. Experience in working with students with very high needs is desirable but not essential. Professional development will be available to the successful candidate.

Applications close 4pm, Friday 2nd December.   We encourage visits by interested applicants which can be organised by phoning Jo Walker on 04-567-5834.

Application for Vacancy


Check out our latest ERO Report here:

Kimi Ora School confirmed report 2015


Student Vacancies

Please click ‘About our School’ then ‘Enrolments’ for more information.


100 Walters Street, Naenae, 04 567 5834
Evans Bay:
14 Kemp St, Kilbirnie, 04 387 9301