Member schools can only employ teachers with a specific qualifications and experience profile.

This profile is specific and includes an initial TESOL qualification that is externally validated and moderated by a reputable examination body (typically a university or recognised examination board). It should include a minimum of 6 hours’ supervised, assessed and moderated teaching practice and at least 100 hours of TESOL input (examples are Cambridge CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL).

If you want to teach at an English New Zealand school and have appropriate qualifications and experience, send your CV and referee contact details to info@englishnewzealand.co.nz.  Please also indicate the city in which you are seeking employment.

Current Vacancies


English for Academic Purposes Coordinator

CCEL runs English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses that lead to direct entry to our academic partners, UC and UCIC.

These courses have grown considerably and we now need an EAP co-ordinator to help run the programme.

Start date:     Depending on availability of successful candidate, but preferred start date would be in time for a 6 March or 10 April 2017 EAP course.

Please send expressions of interest and requests for application documents to study@ccel.co.nz.

Applications are due by 17 February, and interviews and selection processes will start in the week of 20 February.

Qualifications and experience required

  • Minimum qualification: Cambridge Delta. Preferred qualification: Masters in ESOL or Applied Linguistics
  • Extensive classroom experience in successful EAP delivery
  • Experience in materials and assessment writing
  • Good level of computer literacy and ability to drive students’ eLearning programme
  • Experience in staff development and training

Personal qualities

  • Empathy with students (their challenges and needs)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proven excellent levels of organization and ability to work to deadlines

Salary depending on qualifications and experience.