Team Leader - Learning Support

  • Anonymous Company
  • Wellington Central, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Jun 04, 2024
Full-Time Education Training

Job Description


Full time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)

Starting 22 July 2024

Based in Wellington


Are you excited about the future of learning?

Do you want to work with the latest technology?

Keen to be part of a collaborative and innovative culture?


Ko wai mātou | About Us  

Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) is New Zealand's largest school with a roll of up to 24,000 ākonga (students) at any point of time. We provide personalised and authentic learning programmes through distance education from early childhood to NCEA Level 3, including to young adult and adult learners.    

Our vision is to enable our ākonga to achieve their educational and personal goals, empowering them to become engaged and contributing members of their communities.   

Our ākonga are at the centre of all we do.  Our learning programmes are flexible, enabling us to respond to diverse ākonga needs Ki te tī, ki te tā, ki te katoa - Anytime, anywhere, anyone. 


Teaching at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu 

Kaiako at Te Kura engage with our ākonga online and face-to-face at huinga ako (advisories) and events, and also work onsite with colleagues in our regional offices. Te Kura aims to provide flexible working arrangements, so Kaiako are able to request to work from home for up to two days per week. 


Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this position:  

It's an exciting time at Te Kura and we are looking for an innovative and collaborative Team Leader - Learning Support to join the Central South region in this key management role.

Passionate about making a difference for students with additional needs, you will be responsible for the coordination of their learning support and will support students to achieve their learning goals.  You will lead and manage Teacher Aides, Additional Teachers, Mentors and Reader/Writers in the Central South Region and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.  


Ko koe tēnei | About you: 

You'll come from a teaching background and have experience working with students who have additional learning needs, and knowledge of special education pedagogy. You'll have a thorough understanding of Learning Support and the New Zealand curriculum. As a strong communicator and excellent relationship builder, you have proven stakeholder management and are a natural influencer. 

The successful candidate will ideally have the following: 

  • Able to incorporate bicultural knowledge and implement tikanga and Matauranga Māori into practice.
  • Proven experience supporting learning support ākonga in huinga ako
  • Able to foster and maintain positive relationships with other kaimahi
  • Examples of positive conflict resolution with ākonga and whānau
  • Experience in the face to face sector


Hei whakautu - In return 

Te Kura will provide you with the opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive environment and work in a team that offers genuine work flexibility as part of an organisation that makes a difference to ākonga (students) across New Zealand.   


Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu -The Correspondence School

Job Summary

It's an exciting time at Te Kura and we are looking for an innovative and collaborative Team Leader - Learning Support to join the Central South region in this key management role.

How to apply

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply:  

If you've nodded your head whilst reading this and thought ‘this is me!' click that apply button, we want to hear from you!    

 Applications must be lodged via our career's portal, and you must have the right to reside or work in New Zealand.     


E hiahia mōhio anō ana koe? | Like to find out more?   

For more information, check out the position description, or contact Anil Singh, Regional Manager Central South via email


Applications close at 11.59pm on Sunday, 16 June 2024.


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