Waikino School Waikato

Learning support coordinators (2 positions)

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher, Certificated teacher

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

Listed 2:05 PM 02 October 2019
Closes 3pm 11 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9zy9

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.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Joanna Wheway
15 Abbotts Rd, Waikino
(021) 0248 1354

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9zy9

Listed 2:05 PM 02 October 2019
Closes 3pm 11 November 2019

Waikino School NZ

School details

Waikino School

Type: Contributing
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 93

School number: 2054
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Physical address:
15 Abbott Road, Waikino

Postal Address:
15 Abbott Road RD 2, Waihi, 3682