2020 Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu Leadership Development Programme

Teach First NZ




Accounting Arts & Humanities Education Engineering Engineering - Civil/Structural Engineering - Electrical Engineering - Mechanical Information Technology Mathematics Statistics Science Software Engineering Information Systems Engineering - Chemical/Processing


New Zealand


3 weeks ago

Applications Open

28th January 2019 9:00am

Applications Close

1st April 2019 5:00pm

At Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu we are looking for outstanding individuals.
Our participants do not start out as qualified teachers - in fact, they come from a range of academic disciplines and backgrounds.


Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu's vision is for all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand to fulfil their potential. For us to achieve this, we respond to the need from schools serving low-income communities across New Zealand. For the 2020 Cohort, Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu has the potential to identify suitable roles for candidates in all regions of New Zealand, depending on the demand from eligible schools.


To meet our eligibility criteria you must:

  • Hold New Zealand Citizenship or a Permanent Residency Visa;
  • Not hold a secondary teaching qualification;
  • Not have received a TeachNZ scholarship in the past;
  • Be equipped to teach one of our subject areas;

                    * Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Science)
                    * Mathematics
                    * Technology
                    * Digital Technology
                    * Te Reo Māori
                    * English  
                    * A Pacific Language

To check your eligibility please click here!

To receive an information pack, click here, or if you are interested in applying for the 2020 Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu Leadership Development Programme, APPLY NOW!

Minimum Qualification Required

  • Bachelors Degree

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