Papanui High School 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 11:56 AM 20 December 2019
Closes 4pm 17 January 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA4Ei

We seek an enthusiastic, innovative, highly motivated, organised and culturally responsive learning support coordinator.

Previous experience, knowledge and skills with supporting students with learning difficulties are an advantage for this role. Support students through building an inclusive school or kura 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 with other LSCs across the cluster, and connect with the Learning Support Facilitator and wider agencies, such as Oranga Tamariki, to access services and resources to support learners;
  • Work with school or kura leadership team to influence and encourage them about ensuring the needs of all students receive the appropriate support to enhance their learning and process.

Excellent liaison skills are crucial to make positive relationships with a wide range of people, along with having the ability to be adaptable, show initiative and be determined to make a difference

This position will have a focus on working with students who are prevented from accessing the curriculum because of physical, sensory or cognitive impairments.   The person will have the passion to work with our learners with significant learning needs. The position can be adapted to suit peoples’ strengths and experience.

Further information can be found at

This position commences at the start of the 2020 academic year. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Louisa Clissold, Deputy Principal
(03) 352 6119

Download our application form
LSC Application Form v13

Vacancy reference #:1HA4Ei

Listed 11:56 AM 20 December 2019
Closes 4pm 17 January 2020

Papanui High School NZ

School details

Papanui High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 1552

School number: 316
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Physical address:
30 Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch

Postal Address:
P O Box 5220, Papanui, Christchurch, 8542