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Educator - Maternity Leave Cover - Part Time - Far North

We have an exciting opportunity providing a part time maternity cover role working with schools in the Far North area, from Cape Reinga to Dargaville.

This maternity cover role offers flexibility working 0.8FTE, generally 4 days per week. The role will start in late January and will cover terms 1 - 3, with possibility of a job share position there after.

This is an opportunity to make a genuine difference to children’s health and wellbeing and bring your creativity to an innovative teaching environment. Through our professional development programme you’ll cultivate new skills and you'll be able to maintain your teacher registration as we are accredited by the NZ Teachers Council.

You’ll be joining New Zealand’s leading health education provider held in high regard by schools. The Ministry of Education’s National Monitoring Study of Student Assessment (NMSSA) found 86% of New Zealand’s primary and Intermediate schools choose to use Life Education as their health specialists.

As our local face, your ability to build relationships with schools and understand them as the customer will be key to successfully meeting their needs and to ultimately assist with their children’s learning. You will also have strong organisational skills, enabling you to plan in advance to maximise your teaching time.

So if you're a motivated and talented registered teacher looking to take the next step then we’re very keen to hear from you.

To view the job description click here.

Applications close 5pm Friday 5 November, but we'll be assessing applications as they come in so are keen to hear from you sooner rather than later! To apply email your CV and cover letter to

If you have any questions about this role please phone our Education Support Manager Michelle Dow on 021 390 991.  



We’ve made significant strides to ensure we’re at the forefront of education in NZ, and employ motivated, innovative and talented teachers looking to take the next step beyond a classroom and be part of this journey.

Our Educators are qualified teachers, with full registration, able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the NZ Curriculum

As our local face, our Educators need to have the ability to build relationships with local schools and understand them as the customer, which is key to successfully meeting their needs and ultimately assist with their children’s learning. 

We help our Educators to develop their teaching skills, we offer significant ongoing professional development and working with us enables our Educators to retain their teacher registration.

Check out this video in which Kapa talks about why she loves her job and life as an Educator.


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