Job Vacancies

Physiotherapist Position – Full Time Permanent

 Commencing 14th October (Start of Term 4 or as close as possible soon after)

Kimi Ora School is a school for high/very high needs students aged 5-21.  Our base school is situated in Naenae and we have three satellite classes within the Naenae/Taita area as well as a satellite unit on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate. We seek an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our team of Physiotherapists. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.  We will offer the successful candidate ongoing support and professional development in all aspects of the role.

You will work within a transdisciplinary team and be an active part of school routines and events.  The role involves incorporating MOVE (Mobility Opportunities via Education) into the school programme and carrying out assessment and treatment of students with complex needs.  Riding for the Disabled and hydrotherapy sessions are integral parts of the job.

The successful applicant will initially work at Kimi Ora’s base site in Naenae and will need to have the flexibility to work at other sites in the future.

Experience in working with students with special needs is desirable but not essential. This is a 52 week, salaried position; with work required during the school holidays for planning and preparation.

We encourage visits by interested applicants between now and 23rd August which can be organised by phoning Dave Speden  (Head of Therapy) on 04 567-5834.

Closing date for applications is 4pm 23rd August and we plan to interview on Tuesday 4th September.

Application for Vacancy

Physiotherapist Job Description 2019


Teacher Aide,  Evans Bay Satellite Unit – Permanent, Term time only

We have a Permanent Teacher Aide vacancy  based at our Kimi Ora School satellite unit situated on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate, Evans Bay, Wellington. We are flexible in the number of days worked. Ideally 5 days, 8.30/9am to 3pm however we will consider job share situation with reduced days worked.

Kimi Ora School is a school for high/very high needs students aged 5-21.  We are seeking a teacher aide to work within our trans-disciplinary team which includes Teachers and Therapists. If this is you, and you are a great team player committed to working collaboratively and contributing fully to school life, we would love to have you working alongside us to provide a vibrant learning environment for our students.

Experience in working with students with very high needs would be desirable but is not essential. However you will need to have empathy, enthusiasm, patience and a “can do” attitude. Also as part of the role you will be required to support students in hydrotherapy.

We provide excellent opportunities for professional development in a supportive and welcoming learning environment. You are welcome to come to visit our school before applying and if you have any questions please ring Anita English on ph 5675834.

Please note: A clear police check is essential for this position.

Closing date for applications is 4pm, Monday 26th August 2019.

Grade B – Teacher Aide Job Description 2019

Application for Vacancy

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