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Manager Learning Support

NZ Ministry of Education
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Manager Learning Support

New Plymouth, Whanganui or Palmerston North - Permanent, Full Time


The Ministry of Education is improving its services for children and young people that require additional support to meet their learning needs.


Working with a diverse range of groups including parents, individual educators and Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako, health professionals and other agencies the Manager Learning Support will ensure that the right support is delivered at the right time to the children and young people that need it so they are able to achieve their education goals.

We are a seeking dynamic senior leader who is committed to our inclusive approach to education and to putting the best outcomes for our children at the forefront of their work every day.

You will lead a team of seven Service Managers who have responsibility for approximately 120 staff spread across the region. Your track record of managing complex relationships and managing the co-ordination of service delivery from a range of providers, including independent organisations, private providers and by the Ministry's own staff will be paramount to ensure that a quality service is delivered for all students in early learning services and schools.

Extensive service delivery leadership expertise from working in either the public, social or education sectors is essential.

If you're looking for a challenge this year, don't miss this opportunity to contribute to improving the education of our children and young people with learning support needs.

Please review the attached Position Description and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button. For a confidential enquiry or more information please contact Jann Marshall, Director of Education - Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatū on 06 349 6352 or email


Applications close 4 March 2018.

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