Staff vacancies

PPTA Te Wehengarua employs a variety of staff including field officers, the mataroa, a membership education coordinator, advisory officers (including the media team, the women's officer, and the āpiha Māori) and staff members who are employed to manage PPTA's financial, communication, membership and clerical needs.

NZPPTA Te Wehengarua national office appointment

Communications Advisor: web and social media

We are looking for someone to enhance and strengthen PPTA’s online presence, through our website and social media channels.

You’ll be confident managing a large and complex website, and engaging with demanding stakeholders through social media channels. You’ll work closely with a small team of communications and policy staff in our Wellington office, and collaborate with them and staff from around the country to meet the needs of the wider organisation.

This role needs someone with a range of skills who’s demonstrated technical competence and the judgement to use it strategically, along with strong inter-personal skills.

If you’re familiar with progressive campaigns, unions and the education sector that’s great. Even if you’re not, if you share our values and are open to learning that’s fine too.

You will need to communicate well and be able to work flexibly, co-operatively and collectively.

Salary will be within the range of salaries paid to senior teaching staff in secondary schools.  A staff collective agreement covers conditions of employment. 

The Association is committed to partnership within Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is an equal opportunities employer.

A job description may be obtained from Julie Elliott at or by phoning (04) 913 4228. 

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 30 May and should be emailed to




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