Assistant to the Associate Principal and Deputy Principals Team

Permanent Position, Term Time Only

Pakuranga College is seeking to employ an Assistant to the Associate Principal and Deputy Principals Team. This is a permanent position for 37.5 hours per week during Secondary term time.


Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement and this position has been graded as Grade 4 and the hourly rate will be based on experience.


The position will include tasks such as:

  • Providing accurate and timely administrative support for the AP/DP team regarding arranging meetings, monitoring of communications and correspondence
  • Providing responsive and professional liaison with outside agencies and companies
  • Providing seamless college calendar maintenance and daily event scheduling
  • Providing high quality and accurate written correspondence
  • Working accurately within the school student database
  • Providing support and organisation of specific school-wide events
  • Collation of weekly information to disseminate to staff via the staff communication channels
  • Liaison with staff and students, as necessary, to provide support and event organisation of the annual Open Days
  • Providing professional and accurate liaison with the school’s photographic supplier for school purposes
  • Assist senior leadership staff to arrange parent/student/staff conferences and ensure dissemination of information to staff and caregivers is accurate
  • Provide assistance with meeting room bookings, as necessary
  • Provide Returning Officer administration for the annual Student Board elections
  • Liaison with the Principals’ EA to ensure workflows are accurate and monitored


The successful applicant will have:

  • Empathy, tolerance and diplomacy
  • Experience working within environments where information is confidential
  • The ability to remain calm and in control
  • A proven history of working with young people
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – verbal and written
  • Flexibility to assist in other areas of the Administration Team
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong planning & organisation skills to meet deadlines


We use Kamar as our Student Management System. This is a fast- paced, busy role. Training will be provided. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police vet.


Please apply in writing including a cover letter, CV, application guidelines and at least two referees to:


Louise Goodall, Principal’s Executive Assistant, lgoodall@pakuranga.school.nz


Applications close at 5pm on 2 December 2022.

Accounting and Business Teacher

Permanent, Full-Time

 We are looking for a suitably qualified, dynamic and passionate teacher of Accounting and Business to join our dynamic school in Term 1, 2023. The ability to teach NCEA Level 3 Accounting would be advantageous.


We are looking for an educator who will inspire and encourage our students of all abilities to achieve their goals.


Our staff must be willing to embrace our digital learning environment and to contribute to the active co-curricular life of the school.


For overseas teachers looking to move to New Zealand teach, the terms and conditions, including base salary, for this position is set by the relevant collective agreement. The base salary for trained and registered teachers will range from $54,948 to $90,000, depending on applicant’s qualifications and experience. Individuals’ actual base salary will be established by a salary assessment once a role is confirmed.


If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to meet us beforehand, please contact our Principal, Michael Williams before the closing date of Friday 2 December.


Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

The Principal
(09) 534 7159

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