Job Vacancies

Are you looking to work with students with disabilities? With our fast growing school we are often looking for Teacher Assistants to work in classes supporting student learning. You would be working in teams with teachers and other teacher assistants with a wide range of amazing people. Contact the office for more information.

Current Vacancies

Associate Principal

Sommerville is New Zealand’s largest specialist school, catering for students aged 5 to 21 years with a wide range of educational challenges. Our catchment area stretches from Newmarket to Maraetai and includes our base school in Panmure, satellite classes in 11 mainstream schools, a community programme for 18-21 year olds and an Outreach Service. We have approximately 315 ORS funded students and employ close to 250 staff including teacher aides, specialists, teachers and support staff.

The main purpose of the Associate Principal’s role is to support the Principal and the Deputy Principals to lead and implement the school’s strategic goals, assist in leading and implementing change, and continually improve the culture, relationships, communication, and cultural responsiveness while being innovative.
The Associate Principal is a full time, permanent position including 4 permanent management units, 2 fixed term management units and the special duties allowance.

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Are you a teacher looking for work?

Contact our office if you are interested in working in special education. You can email or drop off your CV. If you would like further information add a cover letter to let us know a bit about yourself and we will get in touch.

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Phone: 09 570 9787