Education Personnel

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

The agency places teachers in long term, permanent or relief (supply) roles in all sectors: early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary. They work with New Zealand as well as international schools.

Education personnel also places centre managers, principals, deputy principals, senior managers and heads of department for all sectors.

Their consultants and dedicated candidate care team provide guidance and support to teachers throughout the recruitment process. They also run a specific Job Find Assistance Programme*.

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, check out the Job Seeking for Graduates section and find valuable advice for getting your first teaching position. You can also learn about Education Personnel Job Find seminars, webinars for overseas teachers and find out why it's helpful to follow Education Personnel on social media.

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Find out more:

Phone +64 4 387 9988

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Read about other recruitment agencies:



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