Tararua College Manawatu/Whanganui

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 10:13 am 09 November 2020
Closes 4pm 25 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAE2k

Tararua Bush principals are seeking applicants for 1 (within a team of 4) learning support coordinator (LSC) that will be based at Tararua College and work across the Tararua Bush cluster (ECE, primary and secondary).The LSC role is a non-teaching, full-time role, working with students, teachers, whānau and agencies to support the learning of our students. A role description for the LSCs as well as responses to Frequently Asked Questions outline the specific details of these exciting new positions.

Our 4 LSCs will be housed at 4 different schools but will work across schools in the district, Alfredton, Ballance, Eketahuna, Kumeroa, Makuri, Mangatainoka, Pahiatua, Papatawa, Pongaroa, St Anthonys, Tararua College and Woodville. They will also have strong working relationships with the early childhood centres in our area. The LSCs will initially work to co-construct the wellbeing register to help determine areas of need and therefore possible combination of mahi across schools. 

To be considered for the position, applicants will be registered teachers and have:

  • Proven ability to build confidence, trust and collaborative relationships with whānau
  • 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
  • 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
  • A current teaching practising certificate and relevant teaching qualification
  • Met professional standards relevant to their current position.

How to apply

Please complete the application pack and covering letter and direct enquiries to:

Mandy Brown, Principal's PA.
(06) 376 8344

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAE2k

Listed 10:13 am 09 November 2020
Closes 4pm 25 November 2020

School details

Tararua College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 361

School number: 235
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Physical address:
Churchill Street, Pahiatua

Postal Address:
P O Box 94, Pahiatua, 4941