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.

We have no current teaching vacancies

Support Staff

1. Caretaker

We are looking to appoint a full-time 52 week caretaker to work within our property team headed by our Property Manager for 5 days 40 hours per week. This is a fixed term role for two years with potential to become permanent.  

This position requires a proactive, reliable person who is able to work in a busy environment around students.

Our ideal candidate is;

- Someone with practical maintenance and building skills
- Be hardworking, fit and energetic
- Must be able to communicate well
- A “can do” person who takes pride in their work.

Main duties include hands-on general maintenance of the school buildings and equipment.  A full drivers licence is required along with a clean Police vet.  A competitive salary is being offered.

If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Jodie Murden, Relationship Manager, on 566 4584 or email  For an Application Form and Job Description, please download below.  Applications must include our Application Form, a covering letter and a CV.

Job Description - Caretaker

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.