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 Vacancies

1.  International Manager

Do you have a passion for providing opportunities for young people to experience New Zealand's excellent secondary education programme? 

Do you have experience in leading and managing a complex environment?

Hutt Valley High School is a large co-educational secondary school situated in the heart of Hutt City, offering a wide range of academic, sporting and cultural opportunities for our students.

We're looking for a passionate, experienced International Manager to contribute to our supportive English Language Learners and International team.

You'll be someone who has exceptional networking skills and the ability to foster and maintain close relationships and strategic alliances with a range of stakeholders both within the education sector, school community and other community groups.

This full-time permanent role requires a degree of flexibility in working hours, including some weekend work, evening and on-call work supporting homestay placements and international travel marketing our programme (approximately 4 weeks per year).

Our ideal candidate is someone who is:

- A strong administrator, with a minimum of 3 years organisational management experience
- Knowledgeable about the education sector Pastoral Code
- A fast learner, familiar and comfortable with technology
- A confident speaker of a second language (of our target markets)
- An excellent communicator - both verbal and written
- Excellent project management - you love to have your ducks in a row
- Full of initiative and the ability to self-manage and at the same time flexible to respond to what’s happening for the team they are apart of
- A problem solver who takes pride in resolving tricky queries
- Good humoured, curious and upbeat.

If you are looking for a supportive environment which is highly focused on the provision of excellent educational opportunities for our students, then you are the sort of person who is likely to thrive in this role.

If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Jodie Murden, Principal’s Assistant on 566 4584 or email  

Please review the job description and complete the application form below. Applications close 4.00 pm Thursday 9 April 2020 and must included our Application Form.

International Manager Job Description

Support Staff 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.