Teacher of the Deaf/Assist Positions x 12 permanent positions.

We have a number of permanent teaching positions available across the North Island of New Zealand starting in Term 4 or the beginning of our school year in January 2019.

We are seeking positive and enthusiastic fully registered teachers who hold a Teacher of the Deaf qualification. You are proficient in New Zealand Sign Language (or a similar sign language e.g. BSL, Auslan) or a willingness to learn and have strong communication skills. A current driver’s licence and use of own car may be required for itinerating travel. Those willing to train while working as TODs may be considered.

We have the following positions available:

  • Northland – 1.0FTTE Position
  • Whangarei – 1.0FTTE Position
  • Rotorua – 1.0FTTE Position
  • Waikato – 2.0FTTE Positions
  • Metropolitan Auckland (excluding the North Shore) – 7 Positions available

Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Please contact the following staff for a copy of the job description.


If you wish to apply, please forward your covering letter, CV, confirmation of teacher registration to

Mrs Sam Dickenson, HR Manager
E.Mail: sam.dickenson@deafeducation.nz.

Lynne Guy, Acting Regional Manager
E.Mail: lynne.guy@deafeducation.nz.


Closing date for applications: 17 August 2018.
Interviews date: 28th and 30th of August 2018.