Taupo-nui-a-Tia College Waikato

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 10:55 AM 07 July 2020
Closes 4pm 20 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8vB

Start date:  as soon as possible in term 3.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new initiative within our progressive, collaborative and vibrant Taupo Kāhui Ako. 

The position will be based in the schools within the Taupo Kāhui Ako, but will also coordinate across the wider region.

The successful applicants will be able to:

  • An innovative growth mindset 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 
  • Met professional standards relevant to their current position.
  • The ability to work as part of a team is essential.
  • Knowledge of Secondary School Curriculum, systems and teaching.

Our LSC’s work to build the learning support capability of kaiako/teachers, and to help identify and plan for the learning support needs of all the children and young people in our Kahui Ako.  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 be employed at Taupo-nui-a-Tia College.

A job description and application form is available on request from the college email mail@taupocollege.ac.nz


How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

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

Vacancy reference #:1HA8vB

Listed 10:55 AM 07 July 2020
Closes 4pm 20 July 2020

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