Otakiri School Bay of Plenty

Learning support coordinators (4 positions)

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

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao

Listed 11:44 am 16 October 2019
Closes 3pm 08 November 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA0S4

Pūtauaki ki Rangitaiki Kāhui Ako seeks 4 full-time permanent learning support coordinators.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new initiative in a committed Kāhui Ako with a desire to ensure equitable outcomes for all our children regardless of their needs. The role of the learning support coordinator is to ensure young people with additional learning needs have access to the services they need. The LSC role is intended to be a full-time, dedicated role. The successful applicants will need to be able to work with and influence the school / kura leadership team. These roles will have you working across the Kāhui Ako, but working predominantly with 2–3 schools.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with and including children and young people with learning support needs in the classroom
  • An understanding of te ao Māori and a desire to improve outcomes for Māori learners in low socioeconomic settings (at least one position requires fluency with te reo Māori)
  • A current teaching practising certificate, relevant teaching qualification and have met professional standards relevant to their current position.

Applicants will have the ability to:

  • Be open to new learning as well as assist with the development and implementation of new learning needs initiatives across the Kāhui Ako
  • Work collaboratively across the cluster of schools as well as being assigned to a group of schools
  • Work in a highly culturally responsive environment and build meaningful relationships and work closely with staff, whānau and external agencies to gain the best outcomes for our young people.

How to apply

Please send your CV, application form and covering letter to:

Michael Mokai
(07) 304 8101

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Vacancy reference #:1HA0S4

Listed 11:44 am 16 October 2019
Closes 3pm 08 November 2019

School details

Otakiri School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 187

School number: 1871
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Physical address:
571 Otakiri Road, Whakatane

Postal Address:
571 Otakiri Road RD 3, Whakatane, 3193