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Head Teacher

Job No: KAP920
Location: Auckland

  • Collaborative and respectful culture
  • 26 days annual leave, including 1 for your birthday
  • 13 weeks paid parental leave, discounts on medical ins, and more


Head Teacher role at Kaplan International Languages (KIL) Auckland.

KIL teaches English, German, Spanish and French to international students from all over the world, in a fun and engaging environment.  We have six schools in Australia and New Zealand and teach over 8,000 international students each year.


  • Assist the Director of Studies in the management of the Academic Department
  • Deputise for Director of Studies as needed
  • Manage the induction and mentoring of new teachers
  • Contribute significantly to the school professional development programme
  • Work as a member of the Senior Academic Team in the running of the Academic Department
  • Manage all admin, student counselling & academic support of the Academic Programmes
  • Ensure that the School’s Academic Courses are of high quality and well run.


  • CELTA and Bachelors Degree
  • DELTA or equivalent
  • Minimum 5yrs EFL teaching experience, which includes management experience
  • Knowledge of NZ key gvmt agencies & peak bodies (NZQA, Code of Practice, English NZ, Education NZ)
  • Experience teaching Cambridge and IELTS Exam Preparation Courses
  • Experience teaching English for Business programmes
  • Excellent computer skills, organisational skills and time management skills
  • Ability to set targets and meet deadlines and to work under pressure
  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a close-knit team
  • NZ Work rights


  • 26 days annual leave, including 1 for your birthday
  • Regular office hours, excellent work/life balance
  • Collaborative, friendly culture
  • 13 weeks paid parental leave
  • Income protection insurance
  • Discounts on health insurance and banking products
  • Discounts on Kaplan study courses and programs



Kaplan Australia offers you the opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education. 

We have around 1000 people who work across a range of professional and academic roles in offices and campuses around the country. 

Join us an enjoy a working environment that’s collaborative and entrepreneurial in spirit, where your efforts will be rewarded, and your ideas welcomed.

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