Overseas teachers

In New Zealand there's a demand for early childhood education, primary and secondary teachers in many area, locations and subjects.

You might be:

  • a New Zealand teacher who's currently teaching overseas and would like to teach in NZ again, or
  • an overseas teacher who would like to come and teach in New Zealand.

The following websites cover some of the things you need to do before you can teach in New Zealand.

Returning NZ teachers – Teach back home website (external link)

Overseas teachers – Teach in New Zealand website (external link)

Overseas-trained teachers – TeachNZ website (external link)

Getting Certificated – Overseas Teachers – Teaching Council of Aotearoa New ZEaland website (external link)

Pre-approved overseas teaching qualifications – New Zealand Qualifications Authority (external link)

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