Join our team

Ako Mātātupu: Teach First NZ seeks talented, passionate people from all backgrounds who share the kaupapa of educational equality with us, and who want to support our work.

We recognise the enormous stress and disruption that the Covid-19 pandemic is creating. Like other charities, we are continuing our work as best we can through these uncertain times, and this includes continuing to engage with great people interested in working with us. We hope you are safe and well, and look forward to being in contact if you are interested in one of these roles.

Join our team

Programme Manager | Kaihāpai

The Programme Manager | Kaihāpai will work alongside our team of Tutors | Kaiako Marau and other Kaihapai to support participants of our programme to develop as teachers and as leaders working in schools serving lower-income communities.


Applications close: Monday 28th September

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Kairapu Lead

The Kairapu Lead will work to increase the number of voluntary efforts and initiatives currently underway by and for the Ako Mātātupu Kairapu (alumni) network.

Applications close: Monday 28th September

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Student Services Coordinator

The Student Services Coordinator will play an integral role in supporting our participants to succeed on the Teach First NZ Programme. They will hold particular responsibilities in student services, enrolment and academic assurance.

Applications close: Monday 28th September

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Mentor Manager | Aka Tuakana

The Mentor Manager | Aka Tuakana will work with our network of School Mentors to ensure they are able to support our programme participants in the development of their teaching practice.


Applications close: Monday 28th September

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Take our eligibility quiz

Are you eligible to join our flagship programme? Our quiz will help you understand whether you meet our eligibility criteria as well as what subjects you may be able to teach.

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Request an info pack

If you would like to find out more about our programme, how it works and who we are looking for, we have created an information pack just for you!

Request an info pack!