Teach First NZ achieves new application number record

News items - 30 April 2015

Teach First NZ’s first round of recruitment for the year has seen application numbers increase dramatically.

As of the first application deadline for the year, Teach First NZ received 156 applications, exceeding the Recruitment team’s goal for this round. Comparing this year’s outcome to last year’s, application numbers have increased by a staggering 67%.

In addition, the number of applications for the highly sought after STEM subject positions has doubled.

This year, Teach First NZ is looking to recruit a total of 30 participants for the 2016 intake, a 50% increase from previous years’ cohorts. For previous cohorts, Teach First NZ has selected just 7% of applicants for the programme.

Round Two of recruitment for 2016 will open shortly, with the application deadline of 31st August 2015.