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Te Kahu Toi IWS Service Manager

NZ Ministry of Education
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Service Manager

Ministry of Education - Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service

Permanent position available across Waikato Education Region


Te Kahu Toi, The Intensive Wraparound Service is a service that provides comprehensive, evidence based interventions to support students with challenging behaviour, socio-emotional difficulties and complex learning needs across a range of contexts.  The team works collaboratively with students, parents/caregivers and family/whānau, schools and other agencies to provide comprehensive ecological wraparound plans for the student to achieve success at home and in their local community.  For information about the Intensive Wraparound Service please refer to

If you are a person who enjoys working with a collaborative team of people employed by the Ministry of Education and by Barnardos who support children, young people and their whanau; enjoy a challenge and are creative and innovative then this is the job for you.

This role will see you assisting the National Manager, Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service in:

  • Providing of high quality, culturally and professionally safe learning support services that are responsible to local needs but consistent with the national framework
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of strategies to build the capability, enhance practice and improve educational outcomes within the region
  • Ensuring professional leadership is available to staff and other people responsible for the provision of services to children and young people with learning support needs and ensures all staff are provided effective and timely professional practice support
  • Contributing to the effective management and allocation of Learning Support funding for school/early childhood based initiatives and paraprofessional support


This position will be based in Waikato.  You will be required to travel to provide service throughout the Education Regions. 

As part of your application please include a cover letter together with CV and the names of two referees, addressed to David Pluck, National Manager Te Kahu Toi, Intensive Wraparound Service, Learning Support, Ministry of Education.

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.  You can view a job description below or for further information please contact David Pluck on 027 435 1790. 


Applications close on 26 June 2019. 

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