Vacancy: Field Officer, PPTA Christchurch Office

NZPPTA Te Wehengarua Christchurch Office

Field Officer: Fixed-term vacancy for term two 2019

The Association is seeking a field officer to help out in our Christchurch office for school term two 2019.

This is a fixed-term vacancy to provide additional support to PPTA members and branches following the events of 15 March.

Expressions of interest from members, unionists and those working in employment relations should be received by Thursday 18 April. Ideally, the Association would like the candidate to start no later than the first day of term two being 29 April.  

This is opportunity to try your hand at working as a PPTA field officer. We are interested in speaking to candidates with organising experience and those with skills in: mentoring, dispute resolution, advocacy, unions and adult education.  New Zealand secondary teaching experience would be an advantage.

Association management can assist PPTA members applying for the position with a corresponding application to be on unpaid leave or secondment from their board in term two.

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

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

Expressions of interest must be received by 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 18 April 2019 and should be marked Confidential and e-mailed to

A generic field officer job description may be obtained from Christine McNicol by phoning (04) 913 4237 or emailing  Queries about this position should be addressed to the General Secretary, E-mail


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