Employment Opportunities

All employment opportunities will be advertised on the Education Gazette https://gazette.education.govt.nz/

Application Form: RC Application form

Teacher:  (Fixed Term) 28 January 2019 – 28 January 2020

An opportunity to teach in a well resourced rural College in the Kaipara exists.

We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic teacher committed to quality teaching and learning.  An ability to teach across a number of curriculum areas in the Junior/Middle school would be an advantage.   An ability to teach Maori Performing arts is desirable.

State other subject areas and teaching strengths.  Visits and enquiries welcome.

Position to commence at the start of 2019


Teacher of Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Full time, Permanent

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher


We are seeking a New Zealand registered, experienced teacher of biology, physics and chemistry to Level 3. A connection to innovative practices and a commitment to the schools’ restorative practices is essential. Experience teaching senior mathematics would be advantageous.

Please state the strengths you would bring to our school and supporting subjects.

Position to commence term 1, 2019.


Digital Technology teacher

Full time, Permanent

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher


An exciting opportunity exists to work in a highly successful rural college in the beautiful Kaipara, Northland.

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and innovative teacher of digital technology to Level 3. Oversight of Kamar is essential. Commitment to restorative practices is essential. A willingness to teach in other areas would be a strength, particularly junior science and mathematics.

Please state supporting subjects and year levels.

Position to commence term 1, 2019.


Guidance Counsellor

Part time, Permanent, FTTE up to: 0.4

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Guidance counsellor

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

We are seeking an experienced guidance counsellor who will take a lead role in developing and implementing pastoral care systems. The counsellor will work closely with the deputy principal and our dean network. Our counsellor should have secondary teaching experience and be registered with the New Zealand Association of Counsellors.

Position to commence term 1, 2019.


Assistant Principal: Full Time – Permanent

We are a friendly, well-resourced rural College in the beautiful Kaipara – Northland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated professional who is organised, innovative and has proven skills in leadership to join our school.

We welcome applications from passionate educators who have a commitment to setting and maintaining high standards and have the capacity to grow sound staff, student and community relationships.

Portfolio responsibilities negotiable.

We are a PB4L school where restorative practices are important.

State subject areas and teaching strengths.  Visits and enquiries welcome.

A school house is available.

Position to commence at the start of 2019

E-mail the Principal’s PA for an application pack.

3 MU’s & 1 MMA

Assistant Principal Application Form: Application form

Relief Teaching

If you would like to apply for Relief Teaching at Ruawai College please complete the from below and drop in to the office or email to helenathompson@ruawaicollege.school.nz

Relief Teaching Application Form: Application form – Teacher Relief