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Ngaruawahia High School Waikato

Special educational needs coordinator (SENCO)

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Middle leadership

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 8:33 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 4pm 17 October 2017
Vacancy reference #: 1H9f7M

We take collective ownership for reaching our potential. Each middle leader will actively contribute to the realisation of the school’s vision, mission and values as part of a team. This team will demonstrate collective responsibility and commitment to ensuring that Tainuitanga is embedded across our kura.

The special eduational needs coordinator will be informed by research and innovations relating to curriculum design and wider education matters. At the strategic level, they will develop and review systems, structures and procedures in connection to special educational needs.

They will also be responsible for working alongside the middle leadership team to implement and review systems, structures and procedures as well as leading and supporting professional learning and development across the school.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Student learning, including the design of IEPs and PLPs
  • Effective teaching, including supporting staff with effective strategies for individual students
  • Leading and managing funding and resources, including completion of all required reporting requirements
  • Community involvement, including working with whānau and outside agencies to ensure positive outcomes for our ākonga.

We are looking for passionate and energetic educators who wish to be part of change leadership as we shift further toward 21st century learning. Applicants must be aware of the special nature of our kura and be committed to seeing themselves and our ākonga reach their potential. Please ensure you utilise the job description and application pack below.

How to apply

Please send your covering letter, CV, application pack and direct enquiries to:

Sarah McGarvey, Principal's PA
(07) 824 8729

Download our application pack
SENCO Application Pack 2018

Download our job description

Vacancy reference #:1H9f7M

Listed 8:33 AM 29 September 2017
Closes 4pm 17 October 2017

Ngaruawahia High School NZ

School details

Ngaruawahia High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 296

School number: 127
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Physical address:
56 Kent Street, Ngaruawahia

Postal Address:
P O Box 136, Ngaruawahia, 3742