ISNZ Member School vacancies

Our Member Schools are innovative, diverse and professional places to work. Independent schools offer excellent resources, passionate and dedicated colleagues, motivated students, and the freedom to innovate and take risks. To learn more about what it’s like to work in an ISNZ Member School, see the profiles of our outstanding teachers and principals.

If you are an ISNZ Member School and would like a position advertised on the ISNZ website, please send your advert to Kate Davidson, Please include a closing date for the vacancy, to ensure the vacancies page can be kept up to date.



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International Principal roles

The Australian International School in Vietnam is seeking an Executive Principal. For more details on the role and how to apply, click here.


Head/Principal roles

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Deputy Headmaster - St George's School, Whanganui

St George’s is an independent, coeducational Anglican day school for Y1–8 students in Whanganui.

Due to our current Deputy Headmaster relocating we are looking for a new Deputy Headmaster to join our extraordinary school community. There is a teaching component with this full-time, executive role.

We are brave in our approach to teaching and learning at St George’s and we are seeking an experienced leader of learning. Are you…? Do you…? Can you…?
• INNOVATIVE - in teaching and learning
• LOVE - to learn. Prepared to strategically plan, make and test and reflect
• FUTURES FOCUSSED - and is open to new ideas and approaches
• INTERPERSONAL - effective communication and builds relationships
• RESPONSIVE - to the needs of students and can personalise and ignite the learning experience for each of our students
• RELATES - loves working collegially with our people and building teams
• CREATIVE - can design, map and plan to support the organisation’s vision
• INSPIRING - lead and coordinate professional learning for staff
• ENERGISING - has energy and a sense of humour
• DELIVERS - can make projects real and is highly organised and can plan ahead to support the day to day organisational components of the school
• KIND - genuinely cares for staff, parents and students and our community

Families choose St George’s School because we encourage DISCOVERY and nurture every child’s potential to shine through the Four Pillars:

1. SUSTAINABILITY - To nurture and sustain our school, our values and its Anglican ethos.
2. DISCOVERY - To provide opportunities for valuable, innovative learning experiences. Our curriculum values and develops curious students and instils a growth mind-set. Our students develop their potential as aspirational, future-focussed learners.
3. PASTORAL - To ensure a safe, caring, inspiring school environment. Our happy children will thrive and develop character and key social / life skills.
4. COMMUNITY - To foster respectful, compassionate relationships within our school whānau. To connect and contribute positively to our wider community.

To request an application form:
Phone: Haylee Ellwood (06) 349 0210 ext 822

Applications close Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 12 noon.


Senior Management roles

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Director of Marsden Primary - Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, Wellington

For Girls Years 1–6, co-ed Preschool, commencing January 2020

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s leadin independent schools for girls from Yr 1 to Yr 13, with a proud history dating back to 1878. Marsden seeks to lay the foundation for lives of meaning, accomplishment and genuine happiness and is New Zealand’s first Visible WellbeingTM School.

Reporting to the Principal, the Director of Primary is a vital member of the Senior Management Team and leader of the Preschool and Primary programmes.

The Director of Primary will have a record of exemplary classroom practice, a demonstrable commitment to future-focussed learning and student wellbeing, and a proven ability to lead and energise colleagues, parents and students.

More details of this position and of the School may be found at

Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to the Principal’s EA by Friday 2 August.



Director of Marketing and Development - St Mark's Church School, Wellington 

St Mark’s Church School is a co-educational Independent Anglican Diocesan School for children from Preschool to Year 8. Based in Wellington, we teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and St Mark’s is a registered IB World School.  

The Director of Marketing and Development plays an important role in supporting the strategic direction of the School, ensuring St Mark’s continues to be a leading Independent School. You will be responsible for developing a detailed marketing, development and communications plan which supports the current marketing projects and influences enrolment enquiries; overseeing all School communications, and the day to day management of Marketing and Development tasks.

You will be professional in demeanor, collegial and will have a proven ability to provide outstanding marketing, strong oral and written communications and development initiatives. Previous experience working in an educational setting would be an advantage. 

Please note only those with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.


For an Application Pack, including a detailed position description, please contact the Principal’s Executive Assistant, Mrs Caron Lancaster, at

Please email applications (including a CV, Cover Letter and Application Form) to The Principal, c/- The Principal’s Executive Assistant, Mrs Caron Lancaster, at by Friday 19 July 2019 at 12.00noon.


Teaching roles


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Maths Teacher, Y7-13, (Permanent/Part-time) - ACG Parnell College, Auckland

ACG Parnell College is a leading independent co-educational school with excellent facilities and a reputation for outstanding educational outcomes. We offer both Cambridge International Examinations and the International Baccalaureate.  Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration well above state rates.  

We are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and collaborative Math Teacher. This is a part-time, permanent position commencing 22 July 2019. We welcome applications from candidates who are passionate about delivering exceptional learning experiences to our senior students.  The successful applicant will be fully registered and committed to working collaboratively within the overall ACG Education philosophy of teaching excellence.    

For further information about ACG Parnell College please visit

 To apply:

Please apply online by visiting (Job reference #7714)

For further information about ACG Parnell College please visit

Applications close 17 July 2019.


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Business Studies Teacher - ACG Strathallan, Auckland

Full time, Permanent, Secondary (Years 7–15), Certificated teacher

We are looking for an outstanding Business Studies teacher to join our motivated and vibrant team at ACG Strathallan. Experience of teaching Cambridge IGCSE and A-Level Business Studies would be an advantage but not essential.

Applicants should be suitably qualified and prepared to play an active part in the co-curricular and professional life of the school.

Located in Karaka, Auckland, ACG Strathallan is a leading, independent, coeducational school. Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment and competitive remuneration.

To apply:

Please apply online by visiting Job ref #6581

For further information about ACG Strathallan, please visit



Computer Science Teacher - ACG Sunderland, Auckland 

Permanent, part time starting in April 2019.

ACG Sunderland requires an experienced, qualified, Computer Science teacher to deliver senior and junior Computing and to join our collaborative learning environment and growing school.  The successful candidate may well have international curriculum experience but not essential.

Please apply online by visiting Reference # 6936

For further information about ACG Sunderland please visit


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English Teacher - ACG Tauranga

At ACG Education, we believe learning should be defined by the exceptional.  Over the past 20 years we have built an innovative, student-centred, learning community that provides outstanding education opportunities for students of all ages in New Zealand and internationally.

The leading provider of a world-class, values-driven, international education in the Bay of Plenty and ideally situated on a beautiful green campus, the ACG Tauranga community is warm and friendly and offers the highest standards of pastoral care.

The Cambridge Curriculum provides the basis for smooth progression and easy transition between Primary and Secondary. Education at ACG Tauranga means so much more than the pursuit of top results. Sports, the arts, community service and adventurous activity are all central to the balanced programme we offer.

ACG Tauranga is seeking a new English Teacher on a permanent full-time basis commencing Term 1, 2019.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher to deliver English. Applicants who can deliver other specialist subject areas in addition to English will be viewed favourably.

To apply:

Please apply online by visiting Job ref #6542

For further information about ACG Tauranga, please visit



Relief Teachers - Christ's College, Canterbury

Christ's College is currently seeking qualified teachers to join our Relief staffing pool.  If you are interested in working in one of New Zealand's leading independent schools we would love to hear from you. 

We are looking for teachers with Physical Education and Health experience to commence immediately.

Please contact Robert Aburn (Assistant Principal) at or on mobile 027 706 6779.


Teacher Aide roles

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Teacher Aide (Preparatory School) - Scots College, Wellington

We have a vacancy for a Teacher Aide in our Prep School.  This position is to support a Year 5 class for the remainder of the year. It is a fixed term position commencing as soon as possible in Term 3 and concluding on 4 December 2019.

Scots College is an independent, Presbyterian school for boys located in Strathmore, Wellington.  It is well known for its holistic approach to education, encouraging all its students to explore not only the academic, but the sporting, cultural and spiritual dimensions of life.  Its motto is “Learning. For Life” which reflects its objective to send each young man off into the world well prepared for the challenges ahead. This is your chance to work in a school that has created a culture, environment and atmosphere which all influence students’ learning.

Ideally, our successful candidate will have the following:

  • current teaching and/or Teacher Aide experience, who will fit in well with our Prep School (Years 4-6) aged boys in particular
  • experience in learning support or ESOL would be beneficial
  • imitative, and be a self-starter
  • experience leading small groups in maths, literacy etc.
  • a passion for supporting boys with their learning
  • good communication and interpersonal skills
  • a commitment to our special character

If you are motivated by the prospect of being part of our College and would enjoy the challenges of such a role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Applications close on Friday 26 July 2019 and are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (including the names of at least two referees).  Applications are to be submitted electronically to:

Claire Hinton

Human Resources Manager

Tel. 04 388 0854

PO Box 15 064, Miramar

Wellington 6243 



Cleaning roles

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Cleaners/Cleaning Team - Scots College, Wellington

Scots College is looking for several new additions to its Maintenance Team.  The successful candidates will bring can-do experience to our unique environment to ensure that our facilities and surroundings are always presented to a high-standard, and shown off to best advantage for our students, staff, visitors and facilities users.

We are currently considering a range of opportunities for several positions which may include weekend work, evening work, full or part time work, job share situations etc.  Some level of flexibility is required as hours may vary depending on the bookings of our facilities and the needs of the College generally. If you have cleaning experience in the education sector and are looking to continue working in this sector, then this could be the role for you. 

Scots College is a world-class independent school with a strong Presbyterian heritage.   Based in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand, Scots College offers a vibrant learning environment, encouraging excellence in every facet of education.  The College is proud of its dedicated staff who work hard to support and encourage the students. The school environment is strong and the staff work closely with parents to obtain the best outcomes for their children.  

“Person Profile” of the Successful Candidates:

Having at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role, you will be reliable and hard-working, as well as capable of managing the physical demands of this work.  You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in the cleaning industry, particularly in a school or educational institution
  • Excellent referee reports
  • A proactive approach to your work
  • Energy and enthusiasm, able to consistently go the extra mile
  • Good communication skills and the ability to fit in with a good natured team that works well together
  • A strong health and safety focus
  • An eye for being able to spot the little things that make a big difference
  • A “can do” and “will do” attitude
  • A work history which shows your reliability and honesty - without doubt
  • The ability to work alone or alongside others, as required
  • A clean police vet and NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

If you tick the above boxes, are willing to be flexible with hours worked, and are looking for a role in which to utilise these skills, please to send us your application. 

Applications close on Friday 26 July 2019 and are to comprise a covering letter and current CV (including the names of at least two referees).  Please state all your previous work experience. Applications are to be submitted electronically by e-mail to:

Claire Hinton

Human Resources Manager

Tel. 04 388 0854

PO Box 15 064, Miramar

Wellington 6243


Sports roles


Teacher/Tutor - PE - ACG Sunderland, Auckland

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated and a successful PE teacher, potentially a new graduate, who will contribute to the wider facets of the school.

We are a growing independent, coeducational school from Preschool to Year 13. Located in Waitakere, our teachers benefit from a highly resourced, contemporary teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration.

The successful applicant must be flexible, committed and a good team player. They will also have the necessary skills to work successfully with children, parents, staff and the overall ACG philosophy.

Please apply online by visiting (Ref#6500).

For further information about ACG Sunderland, please visit