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Becoming a teacher in New Zealand
Ngā hua o te whakaako ki Aotearoa

Why teach in New Zealand?

Make the leap to live and teach in New Zealand
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Two children sitting on a rock by a tree looking out over a beach and the ocean

Living in New Zealand

Moving to a new country is exciting and daunting. Whether you come with a partner, family or on your own, there are challenges, but it can also be an amazing life-changing experience.

New Zealand is an unbeatable place to live and work. With spectacular landscapes, a relaxed lifestyle and unique culture, it’s a place for the world to call home. With beaches within a 30-minute drive or less from most major towns and cities, ski fields and outdoor pursuits dotted across both the North and South Island, and thriving arts and culinary scenes, there really is something for everyone.

You can learn more about moving to and living in New Zealand on the Immigration NZ website.
Live and work – Immigration NZ launch

Teaching in New Zealand

If you want to make an impact and inspire future generations to be curious, creative and ready to lead the world, we want you.

In New Zealand, teachers are in a trusted position and teaching here is a unique experience. Our student-centred national curriculum is different from other countries and is used by schools and their teachers to develop a student need, local curriculum.  We know that for students to fulfil their full potential, they need guidance and support by being challenged and encouraged to explore different ideas and develop the kiwi can-do attitude to life and learning.

You can learn more about the national curriculum on the Tāhūrangi website.
Tāhūrangi – NZ Curriculum launch

Contact us

If you have any questions, we’re here to help.    

Email: teacher.supply@education.govt.nz  

Freephone (NZ only): 0800 165 225

International callers: +64 4 463-8602 

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