Otaki College Wellington

Tautoko Akoranga / learning support coordinators (2 positions)

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 9:31 AM 13 March 2020
Closes 3pm 28 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6TD

In a collaboration across the kura and schools in Ōtaki we are seeking 2 learning support coordinators. 

The coordinators will be employed by Ōtaki College on behalf of the collaboration. 

These are permanent full-time roles to:

  • Support students through building an inclusive school or kura and cluster environment which encourages participation, progress and successful transitions
  • Support 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 across the cluster and wider agencies, to access services and resources to support learners
  • Work with the school leadership team to influence and encourage them to support all students to enhance their learning and progress. 

Role requirements 

Applicants will be registered teachers and have:

  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with children and young people with learning support needs in the classroom
  • The ability to engage at a school or kura and cluster leadership level
  • Influencing skills at a working level within a school or kura and the wider cluster
  • Understanding of te ao Māori
  • Experience at working with whānau to support learning
  • Experience of working across community social services
  • A current teaching practising certificate and relevant teaching qualification. 

At least one of the appointees needs sufficient skills in te reo Māori to work across the 3 Māori immersion settings in the collaboration. 

Full job description is available on:


How to apply:

For further information about this vacancy please contact Andy Fraser, Principal, Ōtaki College: ph (027) 432 8829, afs@otakicollege.school.nz

How to apply

Please download the application form and information pack below. Application forms should be sent to:

Vivienne White, Principal's Secretary
Box 36, Mill Road, Otaki
(06) 364 8204

Download our application form
Application Form English v5

Download our application pack:
Application Pack English v5

Vacancy reference #:1HA6TD

Listed 9:31 AM 13 March 2020
Closes 3pm 28 April 2020

Otaki College NZ

School details

Otaki College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 4
Roll: 480

School number: 240
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Physical address:
Mill Road, Otaki

Postal Address:
P O Box 36, Otaki, 5542