Joining the profession
Interested in a career in teaching? Find steps and key information about how to get started
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Becoming a teacher
Teaching is a rewarding profession where your work will make a real difference. Find guidance on becoming a teacher on this page.
What is registration and certification?
To teach in New Zealand you must be registered and hold a current practising certificate. This ensures quality standards are maintained across the teaching profession.
Hapori Matatū | Online Community
In the online portal teachers can apply online for registration and certification, endorse applications, create and join discussions, and connect with peers across Aotearoa.