The New Zealand Green List

Get New Zealand residency the day you land: check out the Green List jobs with residency pathways! Immigration New Zealand created the Green List to fast-track residency pathways for certain occupations, and consists of two tiers.


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The Education Industry in New Zealand

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Teachers now eligible for $10,000 moving grant to cover relocation and immigration costs.

Subject to eligibility criteria

We’ve been helping early childhood, primary and secondary school teachers find the ultimate work-life balance in New Zealand for 25 years.

New Zealand is renowned for its excellent education system, small class sizes and high pay rates. Experience all of this in a modern environment, mild climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle.

Secondary School teachers are on Tier 1 of the Green List, granting them immediate New Zealand residency!

All other teaching professions are on Tier 2 of the Green List, granting them residency after 2 years.

There has never been a better time to move to New Zealand as a teacher, view our teaching jobs below.

We can help you secure the right role and manage your visas for New Zealand

We are an Auckland based team of recruiters and Licensed Immigration Advisers with 25 years’ experience in bringing skilled professionals to New Zealand. We work with schools nationwide to find the right people for them. These schools know and trust us based on our long standing relationships and expertise.

We have roles available across the Education sector, including:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired   /   Primary Teacher   /   Teacher of the Sight Impaired   /   Principal   /   Secondary Teacher   /   High School Teacher   /   Teacher of the Hearing Impaired   /   Primary Teacher   /   Teacher of the Sight Impaired   /   Principal   /   Secondary Teacher   /   High School Teacher   /   Teacher of the Hearing Impaired   /   Primary Teacher   /   Teacher of the Sight Impaired   /   Principal   /   Secondary Teacher   /   High School Teacher   /   Teacher of the Hearing Impaired   /   Primary Teacher   /   Teacher of the Sight Impaired   /   Principal   /   Secondary Teacher   /   High School Teacher   /   Teacher of the Hearing Impaired   /   Primary Teacher   /   Teacher of the Sight Impaired   /   Principal   /   Secondary Teacher   /   High School Teacher   /   

Latest New Zealand opportunities

High School / Secondary Teacher

Are you passionate about education and looking for better work-life balance? There has never been a better time to move to New Zealand as a High School Teacher with the occupation being granted a Straight-to-Res...

Principal

The Principal is responsible for the day to day operations of the school, including supervisionof all teaching and non-teaching personnel, taking direction from the National EducationGuidelines, the New Zealand ...

Teacher of the Sight Impaired

Teacher of the Sight Impaired is on the Green List of New Zealand   Qualifications and experience   Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching to have attained a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Blin...

Primary Teacher

Primary School Teacher is on the Green List of New Zealand.     Primary school teachers must complete at least four years of tertiary study programmes such as:   A Bachelor of Education for ...

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

  Teacher of the Hearing Impaired jobs are on the Green List of New Zealand.   Major Duties and Responsibilities:   To use professional knowledge to address the needs of the deaf/hearing impaired...

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