Tararua College Manawatu/Whanganui

Special education needs coordinator (SENCO)

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 10:20 am 19 April 2021
Closes 4pm 07 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJz0

Applications are invited for the full-time, permanent position of special educational needs coordinator (SENCO).  Commencing as soon as possible in term 2. 

This is an opportunity for a future-focused and responsive leader to work with an experienced department consisting of a teacher of learning support and nine teacher aides.

We are looking for an experienced SENCO to work with a range of children with identified learning needs within our school, including some ORS students. Communicating actively with families, developing partnerships with external agencies and working with teachers to adapt all areas of the curriculum are some of the key features of the position.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge of diverse learning needs as well as an ability to work collaboratively. 

Successful applicants will need to actively participate in bi-cultural New Zealand and be highly relational in their practices.

How to apply

Please email your CV, a covering letter and the completed job application form to:

Michelle Rankin, Principal's PA
(06) 376 8344 extn 601

Application Form
SENCO Job Application Form

Job Description
SENCO Job Description v2

Vacancy reference #:1HAJz0

Listed 10:20 am 19 April 2021
Closes 4pm 07 May 2021

School details

Tararua College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 3
Roll: 405

School number: 235
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Physical address:
Churchill Street, Pahiatua

Postal Address:
P O Box 94, Pahiatua, 4941