Secondary School Teacher

Kaiako Kura Tuarua

Secondary school teachers teach one or more curriculum subject areas to students of about 13 to 18 years of age at a secondary school.


Secondary school teachers usually earn

$48K-$72K per year

Source: Ministry of Education, 'Secondary Teachers' Collective Agreement 2013-2015'.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a secondary school teacher are average for new graduates due to competition for vacancies, but good for te reo Māori speakers.
Craig Rofe talks to three students in a physics class

Secondary school teachers plan, prepare and teach curriculum subjects to students

Last updated 7 September 2017