Rolleston College Canterbury

Learning support coordinator

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

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

Listed 11:28 am 02 December 2019
Closes 12pm 18 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA3RZ

A newly created position, we are currently seeking applications for a highly motivated learning support coordinator (LSC). Our LSC will provide professional guidance in the area of SEN (special education needs) ensure high-quality teaching and effective use of resources to bring about improved standards and achievement for all learners.  

The purpose of the LSC role is to ensure children and young people with disabilities and additional learning needs have access to the services they need. They will substantively contribute to a collaborative approach that organises learning support around what best meets the needs of children and young people across a local community.

They will help to simplify the current learning support system, particularly for the key stakeholders that interact with it, including parents and whānau. The LSCs will work closely with the Ministry’s learning support facilitators through the LSDM to help build core capability in schools. So a proven ability to build relationships and connect with a range of stakeholders is crucial.  

Our LSC will work to build the learning support capability of our kaiako/teachers and help identify and plan for the learning support needs of all of the children and young people at the college and in their cluster. This is a coordinating role but requires the incumbent to be an experienced teacher to know how to engage with kaiako/teachers to support the development of their practice in working with children and young people with a range of learning support needs. 

Applicants will need to have a learner-centred focus and be excited about working in a collaborative, flexible and responsive learning environment.   

How to apply

Please apply by completing and emailing your current CV and covering letter to:

Rachel Skelton
(03) 595 2490

Vacancy reference #:1HA3RZ

Listed 11:28 am 02 December 2019
Closes 12pm 18 December 2019

School details

Rolleston College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 959

School number: 654
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Physical address:
631 Springston Rolleston Road, Rolleston

Postal Address:
P O Box 86045, Rolleston West, Rolleston, 7658