Joining the profession
Interested in a career in teaching? Find steps and key information about how to get started
In this section
Teaching is a rewarding profession where your work will make a real difference. Find guidance on becoming a teacher on this page.
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.
In the online portal teachers can apply online for registration and certification, endorse applications, create and join discussions, and connect with peers across Aotearoa.