Learning Support Centre Lead Teacher (Special Education)

Full time  | Permanent (2MU) (Permanence & hours negotiable)

We are seeking a passionate and motivated Learning Support Centre Lead Teacher, to join our supportive and progressive teaching team at Nayland College.

Our moderate needs Learning Support Centre caters mostly for ORS funded students and others with identified learning needs. It is an integrated learning unit where students have the flexibility to attend some mainstream classes if required. Lead teacher responsibilities include pastoral care of students in the Learning Support Centre, conducting IEPs, and liaising with families and external agencies.

The successful applicant will be an inspiring, enthusiastic, collaborative student-focused teacher with an awareness of current educational practice, who enjoys mentoring and developing young people.

As a Microsoft Showcase school and finalist in the 2019 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence awards, Nayland College is a progressive co-educational school. We are located in the beautiful city of Nelson, giving you the opportunity to teach whilst having access to all the natural beauty and lifestyle options the Nelson/Tasman area is famous for.

The college’s values of success, opportunity, ako and respect underpin our teaching and learning and your commitment to those values through our PB4L and restorative practices is an expectation.

For specific information regarding this role, please email our Deputy Principal

To apply, please download an application pack and send your completed application along with a current CV and covering letter to 

Download an application pack:

Learning Support Centre Lead Teacher (Special Education) application pack

Applications close 12pm Monday 17 January 2022


Youth Worker/Learning Assistant (Youth Nelson)

Fixed-term (1 Feb – 9 Dec 2022)

37 hours per week/52 weeks per year

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our alternative education team at Youth Nelson. This person will contribute to our positive culture and understand how strong relationships enhance personal growth for young people.

Previous experience working with at-risk young people is a must, along with a positive attitude and full driver’s licence. It would be advantageous to have experience in Tikanga Māori, Outdoor Education and a knowledge of Level 1 NCEA, along with confidence in leading groups. The ability to communicate well with both learners and staff is essential.

Download an application pack:

Youth Worker/Learning Assistant (Youth Nelson) application pack

Applications close 12pm Friday 14 January 2022


For all applications, please complete the relevant application form, include a covering letter and CV detailing qualifications and previous experience, and either email or post to the details below. Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Non-teaching staff appointments will be subject to a satisfactory police vet.


Address: 166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011

Phone: 03 547 9769 ext 800