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Vacancies: Teacher Assessors
(NB. Application closing date has been extended)

This year NMSSA is looking for Teacher Assessors to assist in the assessment of The Arts and Learning Languages.

 Information for Applicants
Number of Positions 12 teacher assessors
Period of Employment Term 3 2020: Mon 20th July - Fri 25th September.
Hours of Work Training: 8:30am - 4pm, 20th July - 24th July
  Assessment programme: 8am - 4pm, 27th July - 25th September (Mon - Fri).
    Teacher assessors work individually, visiting two schools per week.
On occasions, Sunday travel is required to reach school area.
Job Description Administer set assessment tasks to selected Year 4 and Year 8 students.
  Collect student and school information.
  Collate and submit collected data to NMSSA.
  All work is under the guidance of the project director and staff.
Person Specification NMSSA is seeking teachers (including relief teachers):
  with curriculum interests, responsibilities or skills in the areas being assessed
– The Arts and/or Learning Languages;
  who are able to clearly demonstrate cultural responsiveness to, and affinity with, children from diverse backgrounds, particularly Mãori and Pacific;
  who can communicate and establish relationships effectively with children, teachers and parents;
  who can follow procedures and work accurately with attention to detail; and
  who can work confidently with computer technology and new software.
Location Largely at schools in your own region but with a possibility of travel outside the region.
Remuneration For teachers currently employed by a school, there is no interruption to normal salary payments. NMSSA reimburses the employing school.
Teachers not currently employed by a school are employed under a University of Otago, fixed-term contract at $70,784 pro rata (between L7–L8 of the Teachers’ Collective Agreement).
Travel & Accommodation Costs Travel and accommodation costs are covered by NMSSA during training days as well as the assessment programme.
Costs covered include: flights, meals, accommodation, hire car or mileage (as required and defined by project guidelines).
Notification Confirmation by email that the application has been received.
Notification of appointment decisions no later than Monday 11th May, 2020.
Applications on hold until further notice.
Further Information Toll-free phone: 0800 808 561
  Email: earu@otago.ac.nz
 Information for Applicants  Information for Applicants
1. Disclosed to your Principal and Board of Trustees that you are applying for this position.
2. Included the following documentation:
  Teacher Registration No.
  Details for two referees
    (One must be the Principal at your current school)
  Covering letter (not a CV) to upload with your application, which includes:
    - curriculum interests/responsibilities in English;
    - proven ability to work with children from diverse backgrounds, particularly Mãori and Pacific; and
    - details of current teaching position.
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