Education Personnel

Education Personnel Ltd has been recruiting teachers since 1995. The agency specialises in recruitment of teachers, centre managers, principals, deputy principals, senior managers and heads of department for tertiary, secondary, primary, early childhood, ESOL and other education providers. This includes recruitment for long term and permanent roles, relief (supply) teachers, and international teaching opportunities.

Job seeking teachers can receive tailored emails about current vacancies, access seminars and information sessions for recent teaching graduates, and find out more about personal Job Find Assistance programmes for recent graduates, Māori Medium, Māori and Pasifika teachers.

Education Personnel aims to assist job seekers who are:

  • beginning teachers with New Zealand qualifications in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching and teachers with recent classroom experience
  • Māori Medium teachers and teachers with an understanding of Māori or Pasifika identity, language and culture
  • secondary teachers with education experience from NZ, UK, Australia, Canada or USA, in subjects such as Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Languages, English, Technology, Business Studies and Māori Medium
  • teachers in New Zealand who hold working holiday visas and teachers and principals from all sectors who are seeking work internationally.

As Ministry of Education-preferred recruiters, Education Personnel gives first preference to teachers who are New Zealand citizens or who have New Zealand permanent residency.

If you're a recent graduate, click here to check out the Job Seeking for Graduates section. It contains some valuable advice for seeking your first teaching position. You can also learn about Education Personnel's Job Find Assistance Programme, their Job Find seminars, and find out why it's helpful to 'Like' Education Personnel on Facebook.

Education Personnel Ltd is a New Zealand-owned, family company, managed by teachers and has been a preferred recruiter for the Ministry of Education for 15 years. There are offices in both Wellington and Auckland.

Find out more:

Phone +64 4 387 9988

Level 7
94 Dixon St

Read about other recruitment agencies:


New Zealand Teachers Council New Zealand Education Gazette New Zealand Qualifications Authority Immigration New Zealand