Rathkeale College Wellington

Head of learning support (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 8:58 AM 24 July 2019
Closes 12 August 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9w9i

We are looking for an experienced primary or secondary-trained teacher to lead our innovative learning support department and to undertake the SENCO role in our school.  

Although this role is 0.6, further teaching hours may be available. Please state your preferred subjects.

The successful applicant will:

  • Lead and further develop inclusive practice at our school
  • Have current knowledge and experience in understanding specific learning disabilities, behaviour, and other specialist areas of child and adolescent development including how this relates to learning, engagement and achievement
  • Lead differentiated design and delivery of individual education plans and individual learning programmes
  • Provide guidance and professional development for staff, within available resources, to ensure maximum effect on student learning
  • Foster effective relationships with the pastoral team, principal’s nominee, teachers, professional agencies and whānau and coordinate approaches as needed
  • Facilitate the successful transition and support for identified learners and contribute to the placement of students, including liaison with whānau and contributing schools
  • Lead our teacher aide team, including timetabling and resource acquisition and allocation for priority learners
  • Coordinate and lead the identification of and provision of Special Assessment Conditions (SAC) for students
  • Update wellbeing and learning register, identifying students with academic, social, and physical needs.

How to apply

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

Martin O'Grady, Principal
(06) 370 0175

Vacancy reference #:1H9w9i

Listed 8:58 AM 24 July 2019
Closes 12 August 2019

Rathkeale College NZ

School details

Rathkeale College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Male
Decile: 9
Roll: 329

School number: 245
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Physical address:
Willow Park Drive, Opaki, Masterton

Postal Address:
Willow Park Drive RD 11, Masterton, 5871