Vacancies at Woodford House

Girls secondary school vacancies at a school like Woodford House are a wonderful opportunity. Woodford House believes that its staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are its most valuable resource. Our School nurtures a dynamic professional learning community that celebrates creativity, engagement and critical thinking.

If we don’t have any vacancies at the moment that align with your skill set, but you would like to express an interest in joining our team, please send your CV to [email protected]

Commerce Teacher

Full-time, fixed term (12 months)

About us

Woodford House, a leading special character, state-integrated, boarding and day school for Year 7 – 13 girls, situated in Hawke’s Bay is seeking to appoint a talented and motivated fixed term, full-time teacher of Commerce to join our high achieving Commerce Faculty for 2024.

About the role

This role would suit a beginner or experienced teacher to deliver Commerce classes across all year levels, particularly Accounting and Economics in the senior school. The students at Woodford House are dedicated, ready learners. This position is fixed term to cover a period of parental leave, and would ideally commence Term 1, 2024. 

About you 

  • Registration with the Teaching Council of New Zealand, or ability to obtain it,
  • A relevant teaching or other qualification,
  • Some teaching experience is desirable, specifically Economics/Business to senior level, but beginning teachers considered,
  • The ability to promote exceptional education in a blended learning environment,
  • A willingness to move with the times and work to meet our future-focused learning goals,
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills, and
  • A commitment to our school’s special character.


If you are motivated by the prospect of being part of a dynamic teaching team in 2024 and would enjoy the challenges of this opportunity, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand and satisfactorily pass all pre-employment checks such as Police Vetting and reference checking. An application form and position description can be downloaded below.

To apply, please send your completed application form and CV to Vickie Hope, Director of People at [email protected] 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and please note that interviews may be held while the advert is still live.