Specialist career profiles
Learning support is about providing extra help, adapting programmes, learning environments, or providing specialised equipment or materials to support children and young people with their learning. Your support will help them learn and achieve within mainstream education settings.
Working in learning support
Ministry of Education employees work in a diverse range of environments that include:
- early childhood education services
- residential schools.
Employees have the opportunity to work with:
- young children
- family and whānau, and
- professional colleagues.
A career in learning support can be a dynamic and rewarding path in one or many of the different areas special education is a part of.
The following profiles feature some of the people working in learning support.
Adviser on Deaf Children
Early Intervention Teacher
Resource Teacher of the Deaf
Resource Teacher: Learning and behaviour
Resource Teacher: Vision
Special Education Adviser
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