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 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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