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 1:47 pm 02 June 2020
Closes 3pm 19 June 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7yc

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

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:

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jeff Smith, Principal
(03) 352 6119

Download our application form
LSC Application Form v16

Vacancy reference #:1HA7yc

Listed 1:47 pm 02 June 2020
Closes 3pm 19 June 2020

School details

Papanui High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 1626

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

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