Whakatipu Akoranga Kāhui Ako is a group of 6 schools in Māngere with significant Pacific and Māori populations. We have been allocated two Learning Support Coordinator positions, and this advertisement is for one of them. The successful applicant will be based at Māngere East Primary School though will spend most of their week at the other schools.

The purpose of the Learning Support Coordinator role is to help children with diverse learning needs to access the support and services they need, in ways that recognise their identity, language, and culture. The Learning Support Coordinator will work closely with a variety of stakeholders, including staff, students, whānau, LSCs, SENCOs within the Kāhui Ako, and external agencies.  The successful applicant should be knowledgeable about and committed to inclusive practices and have demonstrated the ability to support the learning and progress of all learners as they transition in, through, and out of schools.

To be considered for the role, the successful applicant must meet all the criteria of the LSC role description. Ideally, they should also have expertise, skills, or knowledge in some of the following areas: special education, curriculum Level 1, cultural perspectives on gifted and talented, and transition processes.  Being a speaker of reo Māori, Reo Maori Kuki Airani, Tokelauan, Niuean, Samoan, Tongan, Hindi or Urdu is an added advantage.

The position commences ___________ (earlier or later by negotiation).


N.B. You do not need to repeat key information you've provided in the Job Application Form.  Your CV and Covering Letter allow you to share who you are in the way that you want.

School visits are encouraged.  To arrange a school visit,
please call our school office on 09 276-4689.


Closing Date for Applications:   

Shortlisted Candidates Advised:  


Successful Candidate Notified:  

Shortlisted applicants will need to bring to the interview original copies of your:

- qualifications

- drivers licence

- passport or birth certificate 



CoL Role Selection and Appointment Information


Whakatipu Akoranga Kāhui Ako

Learning Support Coordinator Role Description.pdf
Learning Support Coordinator Matrix Document.pdf