Learning Support

Learning Support

 

Learning Support plays a critical role in Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education. We’re charged with leading the education sector in ensuring that children and young people with learning support needs are supported to achieve their full potential through education.

To deliver this we employ over a thousand front-line specialists who provide a diverse range of services in early intervention, communication, behaviour and complex needs.

The Learning Support area of the Ministry is charged with leading the Education sector in ensuring that children and young people with additional learning needs are supported to achieve their full potential through education.

Our Learning Support specialists work closely with families, whānau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and Māori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning outcomes and promote social inclusion.

Learning Support is focussed on delivering an inclusive education system, where every child and young person feels a sense of belonging, is present, makes progress, where their wellbeing is safeguarded and promoted, where learning is a lifelong journey, and where those with learning support needs get the right support at the right

Hear from two of our specialists

As a Learning Support Specialist for Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga, you’ll never be bored. No two days are the same, the work we do is always evolving and you’ll be working in a variety of settings including early learning services, primary and secondary schools, kura, residential schools, homes and community organisations.

Here’s a snapshot of what a day in the life could look like with Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga and why two of our specialists love what they do.

Careers in Speech Language Therapy

 

From beginning her day at the early learning centre to running a parent workshop and everything in between, no two days are the same and Carly is continuously up for the challenge.

Careers in Educational Psychology

Hear from the people who make a difference in Education Psychology and how working in the Ministry Education opens doors to a diverse and rewarding career.

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Psychologist Whangarei, NZ +2 more… 27 May 2024
Education and Training Whangarei, NZ +2 more… Fixed Term
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Psychologist North Shore City, NZ 18 Jun 2024
Education and Training North Shore City, NZ Fixed Term
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Psychologist North Shore City, NZ 19 Jun 2024
Education and Training North Shore City, NZ Permanent
Speech Language Therapist
Speech Language Therapist New Plymouth, NZ 18 Jun 2024
Education and Training New Plymouth, NZ Permanent
Special Education Advisor
Special Education Advisor New Plymouth, NZ 18 Jun 2024
Education and Training New Plymouth, NZ Permanent
Speech Language Therapist
Speech Language Therapist Manukau, NZ 24 Jun 2024
Education and Training Manukau, NZ Permanent