CURRENT VACANCIES – Close 6 November 4:00 pm

Secondary Y7 – 15 Senior leadership

Assistant Principal 6MU and 1SMA. LTR for 2018 (study award)

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate knowledge of educational best practice and how to develop that in others; being able to develop and lead educational initiatives; able to establish positive learning relationships with students, staff, parents and whanau.

Responsibilities likely to include aspects of personnel management, leading professional learning, teacher appraisal and registration, provisionally registered teacher education programme and staff induction.

A full position description and application procedures can be obtained by contacting Applications close 6 November.

CURRENT VACANCIES – Close 27 November 4:00 pm (9 positions)

Middle Management

1. Head of Guidance 2MU and 1 MMA

We require a qualified and NZAC registered guidance counsellor with school counselling experience. The successful applicant will provide personal counselling to students and provide leadership in the area of counselling and student support. Full position description available on request. Commences 2018.

A full position description and application procedures can be obtained by contacting Applications close 6 November.

VACANCIES 2-8 below – Please send cv, covering letter and completed Pukekohe High School Application form to

2. Guidance Counsellor
Qualified counsellor NZAC registered and preferably NZ teacher registered.
– Group facilitation skills desired but not essential.
– Ability to manage a caseload, respond effectively in a crises and have cultural awareness.

3. English / Media Studies.
Seeking an enthusiastic practitioner with the ability to teach up to NCEA Level 3 and Scholarship. Must share the school’s passion for equity and raising Maaori student achievement. Prior experience with e-learning will be an advantage.

4. Physical Education & Health / Outdoor Education
Position requires ability to teach physical education and health to all levels and NCEA Level 2 and 3 Outdoor Education.

5. Technology
Particular strengths in hard materials technology with ability to teach in another non-specialist technology subject. (design and visual communication, digital technology, food and fabric technology).

6. Careers / Transition
We require a registered teacher who can demonstrate abilities in designing and implementing programmes in careers and transition education. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team comprising a head of careers, gateway co-ordinator and careers administrator.

7. Kaiako Te Reo Maaori – Ngaa Tikanga Maaori  Part time / Full time 2018.

Te Reo Maaori 9-10, Te Reo Maaori NCEA L1-3, Ngaa Tikanga-a-Iwi Unit Standards L1-3.

Pukekohe High School require a kaiako who can work in the areas mentioned above. The position could involve a Year 9/10 class, a NCEA Te Reo Class and/or a NCEA Unit Standard Tikanga-a-Iwi class. To be full time the balance of hours would be in a teaching area the successful applicant is comfortable with. This role is suitable for a beginning teacher.

8. Mathematics
Ability to teach maths up to and including NCEA Level 3 calculus and statistics.

VACANCIES 2-8 above – Please send CV, covering letter and completed Pukekohe High School Application form to 


Applicants for all positions must hold current New Zealand teacher registration (reg. no. to be supplied). 

Applicants must send a completed application form (see below) with their documentation. The below forms must be printed and completed and emailed to:

The Principal
Pukekohe High School
PO Box 306
Phone: +64+9 237 0117  Fax: +64 9 238 6084  


Pukekohe High School – Non Teacher Application Form

Pukekohe High School – Teacher Code of Ethics

Pukekohe High School is a decile 6 secondary school with a large and increasing roll. As a consequence of this roll growth the school is looking for teachers across most subject areas. Applications are therefore invited for the positions or combinations of the positions listed above:

Pukekohe High School offers all appointees:
Curriculum and pastoral support through the schools extensive student support network and faculty curriculum management structure The opportunity to teach in modern facilities, the result of the schools extensive redevelopment and modernization programme

The opportunity to further develop teaching knowledge and skills through individual and full staff professional development programmes with its current emphasis on effective classroom practice.

The opportunity to teach in a school that is committed to student learning needs and raising academic achievement

The opportunity to participate in and contribute to the school’s extensive co-curicula programme in sports, the performing and visual arts, and debating.

Induction and advice and guidance programmes to assist all new teachers to become established as effective teachers at Pukekohe High School.

The benefits of extensive investment in information technology and the opportunity to participate in our laptops for teachers programme

Applicants are asked to submit their application using the application form along with current cv that includes:

  • Details of relevant teaching practice
  • Qualifications that are relevant to the position and supported by copies of appropriate documents
  • Names and contact details (email, and phone) of referees who are able to comment on your recent teaching experience
  • Personal contact details