Cambridge High School (CHS) is a co-educational school, established in 1883, with a roll of approximately 1,780 students.  Cambridge is in the heart of the Waikato region and has recently become a focus for elite sport with Cycling, Triathlon, Kayaking and Rowing establishing their New Zealand bases here.  Cambridge High School serves the interests of the community incredibly well, meeting the varied academic, trades, cultural and sporting needs of our students.  Places at CHS are highly sought after with families choosing to move into town to gain access to the school.

If you are interested in working at Cambridge High School please establish an alert with the Education Gazette online or check back on this page frequently. 

Please refer below 'How to Apply'.

Teacher of Social Sciences

Full Time - Fixed Term
Starting: 8 May 2023 - Ending: 12 December 2023
Applications close - 14 March 2023 - 4.00pm

Starting from Monday 8 May through to 12 December 2023, we have a maternity leave vacancy in our successful and well-resourced Social Science Faculty.

We are ideally looking for an experienced junior social studies teacher with the ability to teach Psychology, however, we are open to applications from all areas of expertise, as we have flexibility in our timetable and the ability in our faculty to train the ideal applicant. 

The terms and conditions, including base salary, for this position is set by the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement.  The base salary for trained and registered teachers will range from $51,358 to $90,000, depending on applicant’s qualifications and experience.  Individual base salary will be established by a salary assessment once a role is confirmed.

How to apply

To apply, download and complete the Teacher Application below.  Submit with a covering letter, CV and evidence of teacher registration to