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Staff Vacancies

We are a future focused and inclusive secondary school providing a learner centered education for the rapidly growing wider Rolleston community. Our aim is to provide a challenging and empowering learning environment, that will develop the skills, knowledge and dispositions necessary to enable our learners to shape their lives, develop communities and transform their futures.

Within a flexible learning environment we will provide a high quality education that focuses on excellence and allows each and every learner to stand and succeed as who they are and develop the confidence to be the best that they can be.

As we enter our fifth year we have the opportunity to offer a number of exciting teaching opportunities for inspiring educators. The following documents are important in helping you gain an understanding of the Rolleston College spirit and our educational vision. 


Teacher of Art

(Full time, Fixed for one year Position due to Study Leave)

We are currently seeking applications for a highly motivated Teacher of Art for a one year fixed LTR position. Applicants will need to be NZ registered, have a learner-centred focus and be excited about working in a collaborative, flexible and responsive learning environment. Specialist skills in Painting,  Photography and Mahi Toi (Maori & Pacific Art and Tikanga) would be an advantage, however not essential. Please also state any other supporting subjects on your application. 

Developing self, building communities and transforming futures through the Rolleston Spirit, is at the heart of everything we do at our College.  As a teacher you will be passionate about both academic and personal success, be able to cultivate a learning community and have a desire to provide a genuine learner-centred education. 

At Rolleston College, we work to provide contextual learning opportunities that provide our learners with choice and agency, while still gaining the necessary skills, knowledge and qualifications. We believe in the concept of AKO and that we are all learners. Collaborative practice is fundamental to our curriculum and philosophy as educators.   

As a restorative practice school we believe strongly in building and enhancing positive professional relationships with our learners. All teachers are expected to be involved in our whānau system and are active in providing mentoring and academic counselling to students in a warm and demanding way.

If this role sounds like you, please apply by completing and emailing a completed Rolleston College Application for Employment Form, with your current CV and covering letter outlining supporting subjects to Start date will be 28th January, 2022. Applications will close at 12 pm on Friday 15th October, 2021.

Day Relief Teachers

Casual Relief

We are seeking passionate, innovative teachers who have a desire to provide genuine learner-centred education. Due to our continued investment in professional development and learning, Rolleston College is seeking New Zealand registered upper primary and secondary teachers for casual relief positions.

Please register your interest, by sending your CV along with two verbal references and your contact details to

Applications for day relief always welcome any time.