Careers in Education

Work with us to help shape the future of education in New Zealand.

The Ministry of Education is the government’s lead advisor on the education system, shaping the direction for Education, other government agencies and education providers.

Our organisation has more than 3,000 talented, knowledgeable and committed people working in 37 locations across Aotearoa.

Our Careers Centre (external link) has more information about the range of roles on offer. You can also search for current vacancies and register your job seeker profile.

Jobs in teaching and school administration

Teachers and administrators are directly employed by schools and ECEs.

Schools and ECEs advertise vacancies in the Education Gazette (external link) .

Find out about getting registered Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (external link) .

Working in Learning Support

We employ a range of professionals to provide learning support to children and young people.

These include psychologists, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, special education advisors and physiotherapists.

Our Careers in Learning Support web page has more information.

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