Secondary School Teacher

Kaiako Kura Tuarua

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Secondary school teachers plan, prepare and teach one or more subjects to students of about 13 to 18 years of age.


Graduate secondary school teachers usually earn

$47K per year

Secondary school teachers with more than two years' experience usually earn

$48K-$78K per year

Source: NZPPTA, 'Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2015-2018', 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a secondary school teacher are good due to a shortage of workers.
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Last updated 10 November 2017