Staff vacancies


Hutt Valley High School welcomes applications from high quality education professionals. We are an equal employment opportunities employer.

Hutt Valley High School has a substantial reflective practice culture and is a restorative practices school.  It’s academic, sporting and cultural strength pitches strongly at national level, and staff are encouraged to contribute both inside and outside the classroom.

Support Staff

1.  Principals' Assistant

Hutt Valley High School is a large co-ed secondary school situated in the heart of Hutt City offering a wide range of teaching and learning opportunities for our students.

We are looking to appoint a permanent Principals' Assistant to work 8.00 am to 4.30 pm term-time plus additional hours during the holidays as needed.

You'll be someone who enjoys solving problems, being part of a team, is patient, likes detail and working to deadlines and who knows what it means to provide excellent administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team and Business Manager.  We are looking for someone who can set up and implement systems and processes to ensure the smooth running of the Senior Leadership and office areas of the school.

Our ideal candidate is friendly with a positive can do attitude, who can work collaboratively with a wide range of people, excellent communications skills are essential.

A position description and application form can be obtained from our website or by emailing Applications close Monday 15 August at 4.00 pm and must include our Application Form, a covering letter and a CV.

Principals' Assistant Job Description

Application Form

2.  Teacher Aide - Tautoko Supported Learning Centre – part-time, fixed term 2022

Our fabulous Supported Learning Centre here at Hutt Valley High School is seeking an enthusiastic teacher aide (whom we call a Learning Support Assistant - LSA) to work with our amazing students.  Our teenage students have a range of learning and/or behaviour difficulties, so we require our LSAs to be patient, have good communication, build positive working relationships with students/whanau and colleagues so we can provide daily positive learning experiences.  This position will involve supporting some students with self care management e.g. toileting.

This is a part-time, fixed term position of 23 hours per week during term time only and a full drivers licence is essential.

A position description and application form are below. We are now receiving applications and these must include your CV, covering letter and our application form and can be emailed to

LSA Job Description

Application Form

Information for Teachers Employed from Overseas

Immigration - New Zealand or Australian citizens or permanent residents seeking positions in New Zealand do not require work or resident permits.  All other immigrant teachers require permits.

Overseas Qualifications - All overseas trained teachers require a New Zealand Qualifications Authority assessment for salary purposes.  The website for further information and the guide and application form is NZQA – International Qualifications Teacher Registration

After you have received your NZQA assessment you can apply to the Teachers’ Council to process your application for registration.  Refer Education Council.

For information on salaries and contracts in the Secondary Teachers Agreement please follow this link to the Ministry of Education site.

Hutt Valley High School is a New Zealand Immigration Accredited Employer. Overseas applicants please apply directly.