Taupo-nui-a-Tia College Waikato

Learning support coordinator

Area / composite (Years 1–15), Certificated teacher

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

Listed 9:18 AM 11 February 2020
Closes 4pm 24 February 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5M7

Previous applicants are welcome to re-submit their application.

Taupo Kāhui Ako is seeking a full-time learning support coordinator to work collegially within our region. The start date for this position can be negotiated. The successful candidate will be an experienced teacher who is passionate about making a difference for students. The position will be based at a host school within the Taupo Kāhui Ako, but will also coordinate across the wider region.

The successful applicant will be able to:

  • Have an innovative growth mindset and be someone who is able to listen and respond to learning needs across sectors and worksites and have an awareness of transition challenges. You will also collaborate closely with other learning support coordinators, teachers, and in-school learning support teams to lift levels of support for at-risk learners
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with and including children and young people with learning support needs in the classroom 
  • A sound knowledge, commitment to, and understanding of the learning support system and the learning support action plan priorities across our ECE, primary and secondary schools
  • Understanding of te ao Māori
  • A current teaching practising certificate and relevant teaching qualification 
  • Meet professional standards relevant to their current position
  • The ability to work as part of a team is essential.

This is a coordinating role but requires the incumbent to be an experienced teacher in order 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. Please note this role will have you employed by and based with 2 other learning support coordinators at a host school in the Taupo Kāhui Ako.

A job description and application form is available on request.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Peter Moyle, Lead Principal, Taupo Kāhui Ako
(07) 376 1100

Vacancy reference #:1HA5M7

Listed 9:18 AM 11 February 2020
Closes 4pm 24 February 2020

Taupo-nui-a-Tia College NZ

School details

Taupo-nui-a-Tia College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 5
Roll: 1031

School number: 167
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Physical address:
122 Spa Road, Taupo

Postal Address:
P O Box 549, Taupo, 3351