Pakuranga College is a large decile 7 multicultural school. We are committed to an academic focus within a supportive and student centred environment.


Laboratory Assistant

Part Time Permanent Position, Term Time Only

Pakuranga College is seeking to employ a Laboratory Assistant to assist our Laboratory Technician in the Science Faculty.

This is a permanent part time position for 15 hours per week, term time only.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Support Staff in Schools Collective agreement and this position has been graded as Grade B.

The position will include tasks such as:

  • Assisting the Laboratory Technician
  • Checking and replacing equipment in classrooms and prep rooms
  • Assisting with equipment and chemical stock takes
  • Cleaning of glassware
  • Making up chemical solutions under direction
  • Assembling equipment for classroom practicals
  • Processing of textbooks – stamping/labelling/covering
  • Computer & word processing
  • Assisting teachers and students during practical assessments
  • Preparation of classroom resources

The successful applicant will have:

  • A passion for science
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Good communication skills

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

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

Carol Robinson

Executive Officer


Application Guidelines & Application Form – Laboratory Assistant

Applications close at 4pm on 7 April 2017.


Teacher of Special Education

Full Time Permanent Position


We are looking for a teacher with special talent to work in our Pegasus Unit.

The Pegasus Unit supports the learning of students with special needs/talents.

This position commences Term 2 or by negotiation.

The successful candidate must be willing to embrace our digital learning environment and to contribute to the co-curricular life of the school.

Applications close on Monday 10 April 2017.  Application Guidelines are below and should be emailed to: principal@pakuranga.school.nz

Application Guidelines Special Education Teacher

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