For beginning teachers
If you have recently graduated from your ITE programme you are well on your way to starting an exciting teacher career. Find out next steps.
In this section
To enter the teaching profession, you first need to apply for and be granted Kaiako Whai Rēhitanga | Teacher Registration.
Tōmua | Provisional is the first practising certificate you will hold when you start teaching in New Zealand.
As a Tōmua | Provisional teacher you will have the guidance of a mentor teacher to support and give constructive feedback during your journey to full certification.
Identity checks are required for people working with children under the Children’s Act. It is also required by Police before we can submit a request for your Police vet.