Commencing term 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be a NZ registered teacher, have sound curriculum knowledge and experience working with children with diverse needs.
Applicants must be registered teachers and have demonstrated successful experience in working with young people with learning support and other needs. The applicants must have exceptional problem solving and interpersonal skills. A sound knowledge, commitment to, and understanding of the learning support system is essential.
This role will:
Collaborate with classroom teachers to co-construct a way forward to support the development of priority learners
Develop and implement programmes to suit the needs of specific children and groups
Facilitate PLD programmes to support staff to be able to implement support programmes
Work alongside the SENCO, RTLB and SWIS in implementing programmes to support learners
Work alongside children in class and through withdrawal programmes
Source funding to run programmes
Work with whānau to support the development of the child
Support learners in both mainstream and rumaki settings
Support students through building an inclusive school and cluster environment which encourages participation, progress and successful transitions
Support kaiako/teachers in schools and kura to lift their capability to better meet the needs of learners, and to strengthen their connections with early learning services
Support parents and whānau to build better relationships of understanding around learning support and establishing points of contact if needed
Work alongside other LSCs across the cluster and connect with the learning support facilitator and wider agencies – e.g. Oranga Tamariki – to access services and resources to support learners
Work with the school or kura leadership team to influence and encourage them to ensure students receive the appropriate support to enhance their learning and progress.