Working at Westland High School is a rewarding experience. Become part of a hardworking, passionate team of education professionals who contribute to the success of the next generation of youth.

Hokitika is a vibrant small town that is growing as tourism increases and people recognise the fabulous lifestyle benefits of the wild West Coast.

If you are looking for a career opportunity where the work you do has a tangible, positive impact on students and the wider community, then you have come to the right place.

Westland High School is an equal opportunity employer.

Check out our list of current vacancies below:

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Why work in Hokitika?

Just 3.5 hours away from Christchurch and 1.5 hours away from Glacier Country, Hokitika is very accessible. Hokitika Airport also has daily flights to Christchurch serviced by Air New Zealand.

Beautiful beaches, lakes and bush are right on our doorstep and opportunities for fishing, boating, cycling and hunting abound.

The small town also has a number of great shopping, dining and cultural options too. Everything you need for a rewarding career and family life is right here.

Say goodbye to the traffic jams, air pollution and expensive house prices and find out why Hokitika has a reputation as the Cool Little Town!



Upcoming events

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]

Thursday 2 Dec

2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]

Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.
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