NZPPTA Te Wehengarua National Office Deputy General Secretary (Membership) Vacancy

The Association is seeking a new Deputy General Secretary (Membership).

The position is permanent full-time and based in the Association’s national office in Wellington. The successful applicant will provide co-ordination of, and leadership in, the provision of Association services to members. This includes oversight of the field officer services.

This is a high level position and the appointee, along with leadership and organising experience, will also have skills in: mentoring, dispute resolution, advocacy, union organising and adult education. New Zealand secondary teaching or extensive union experience plus knowledge of, or a qualification in, employment law will be an advantage.

A commitment to union goals and to a high quality public secondary education service is essential.

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

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must have the right of permanent residence or a work permit.

A job description may be obtained from Julie Elliott at or phoning (04) 913 4228. Queries about this position should be addressed to the Michael Stevenson, General Secretary, Ph (04) 913 4237, Email

Applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 5 December 2019 and should be marked confidential and emailed to

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