Occupational Therapist – Full Time – Permanent

This is a permanent position and involves a varied caseload, working collaboratively with teachers, whanau, therapists and teacher aides to enhance learning outcomes for our students.

Arohanui School is a large progressive special school based in West Auckland. We cater for students aged 5 to 21 years with intellectual and associated disabilities. Our students are educated in a range of settings including our base school, satellite classes and our community-based centre for post-18 year olds.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to learners with disabilities and their families and whanau

  • The ability to consult and set priorities while considering the needs of all stakeholders

  • The capacity to work within classrooms to establish effective practice and to meet both group and individual goals

  • A knowledge of ASD approaches, sensory processing, hand function, play and equipment accreditation

We offer a friendly, professional work environment and opportunities for professional growth.

School visits are welcomed. For more information phone Shaki Padayatchi on 09 838 6696.

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV with contact details of two referees to or post to The Principal, Arohanui Special School, Tirimoana Road, Te Atatu South, Auckland 0602.

Closing date for applications is Friday 17 May 2019.





Arohanui School & Specialist Outreach Service

82 Tirimoana Road,Te Atatu South
Ph: 09 8386696, Fax: 09 8386693