Cambridge High School, established in 1883, is a co-educational school with a roll of approximately 1600 students. Cambridge is in the heart of the Waikato region and has recently become a focus for elite sport with Cycling, Triathlon, Kayaking, Rowing having established their New Zealand bases here. Cambridge High School (CHS) serves the interests of the community incredibly well, meeting the academic, trades, cultural and sporting needs of a range of students. Places at CHS are highly sought after with families choosing to move into town to gain access to the school.


When applying for an advertised teaching position here at Cambridge High School, please read, print and complete the 'Teacher Application Form' below and return complete with a covering letter, Curriculum Vitae and evidence of teacher registration to the Principal.  If you have any queries regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Greg Thornton, Principal
Private Bag 882, Cambridge
(07) 827 5415

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Full time, Fixed term 2020 - Starting 28/1/20
Applications close: 16 December, 4.00pm
We have a vacancy for a teacher of Mandarin to join our languages department. Mandarin is a fast-growing language in Cambridge with a large quantity of students learning the language in our feeder schools. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to build upon this enthusiasm for the language and establish a senior programme of learning in order to provide students with a learning pathway in Mandarin.

On application, please also state other subjects you are able to teach.
Ideal start date is 28th January 2020, but we can amend this to support the needs of the right candidate.
The successful applicant will be eligible to apply for a NZ Ministry of Education International Relocation Grant of NZ $5,000 (if you are an overseas trained teacher) or NZ $7,000 (if you are a returning NZ trained teacher).
Applications close at 4.00pm (NZ time) on 16 December, however we reserve the right to offer this position before this closing date should we find the right applicant. To avoid disappointment, please apply at your earliest convenience.
PLEASE NOTE: to teach in New Zealand, you must hold a current NZ Teacher Registration. For further information on becoming a NZ Registered teacher, please go to www.teachingcouncil.nz

Cambridge High School

  • Address:25 Swayne Road, Cambridge 3434
    Private Bag 882, Cambridge 3450

  • Phone:+64 7 827 5415
  • Fax:+64 7 827 5598
  • Email:CHS1stcontact@camhigh.school.nz
  • Office Hrs:8.00am to 4.30pm

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