BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

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Senior Manager, Regional Assessment and Teaching Services

April 15, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

Permanent Fulltime

This position involves working as a member of the BLENNZ senior management team who are focused on improving learning outcomes for children and young people. The successful applicant will provide effective leadership and management for the BLENNZ Assessment and Teaching Services and contribute to BLENNZ strategic planning. This is a critical national role involving significant travel. Proven management experience, as well as qualifications and experience in the education of learners who are blind or low vision are essential. Continue Reading →

Orientation and Mobility Services

April 1, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

If you are a qualified Orientation and Mobility Instructor and preferably have experience working with children and or young adults and would be interested in joining our service, whether full time or part time, we would like to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team developing a service model for school aged children and young people.  The role will involve both direct service to learners and provision of professional learning to their whānau and the teaching teams involved with them. Continue Reading →

Homai Early Childhood Centre

March 24, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

Two children on the resonance board

Figure 1 Enjoying a music experience on the resonance board

Group music and movement sessions form part of the programme at Homai Early Childhood Centre. During some sessions we engage the children through Clonker Board activities (figure 1) and children and whānau alike are finding this a very social sensory experience. Continue Reading →