As a Microsoft Showcase school and finalist in the 2019 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence awards, Nayland College is a progressive co-educational school. We are located in the beautiful city of Nelson, giving you the opportunity to teach whilst having access to all the natural beauty and lifestyle options the Nelson/Tasman region is famous for.

The college’s values of success, opportunity, ako and respect underpin our teaching and learning and your commitment to those values through our PB4L and restorative practices is an expectation.

Successful applicants will be inspiring, enthusiastic, collaborative, student-focused teachers with an awareness of current educational practice, who enjoy mentoring and developing young people.

All applicants for the positions listed below must be NZ registered, fully conversant with the NZ Curriculum and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

2021 Teaching Positions

Learning Support Centre Teacher

Permanent | Full time

We are seeking a passionate and motivated Learning Support Centre Teacher, to join our supportive and progressive teaching team at Nayland College. Full time teaching load may include classes across other curriculum areas.

Our moderate needs Learning Support Centre caters mostly for ORS funded students and others with identified learning needs. It is an integrated learning unit where students have the flexibility to attend some mainstream classes if required.

For more information regarding this role, please email our Deputy Principal

Learning Support Centre Teacher Application Pack

Applications close at noon on Wednesday 4 November.

Youth Worker (Learning Assistant) at Youth Nelson

Fixed Term | Part-time (32-35hrs per week)

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our hardworking Alternative Education team. This person will contribute to our positive culture and understand how strong relationships enhance personal growth for young people.

Previous experience working with at-risk young people is a must, along with a positive attitude and full driver’s licence.

It would be advantageous to have experience in Tikanga Māori and Outdoor Education along with a confidence in leading groups.

If you think you have what it takes, download an application form and send it in along with your CV and a covering letter.

Youth Worker/Learning Assistant Application Form

Applications close at noon on Friday 30 October.


Please complete the relevant application form, include a covering letter and CV detailing qualifications and previous experience, and either email or post to the details below.


Address: 166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011

Phone: 03 547 9769 ext 800

For questions regarding any of the above job vacancies please contact Sarah Luton.