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Marsden staff day at Te Herenga Waka Marae

Our staff are key to our success

Marsden is a high-performing independent Anglican school offering private education to students from Preschool to Year 13. We have an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement and are fortunate in our enthusiastic and innovative staff who thrive in this environment. 

Current vacancies

Classroom Teacher – Part time, Fixed term (1 Year)

Social Sciences, English, Art, Religious Education

We are seeking an enthusiastic and adaptable teacher for 2020 to join our vibrant and future-focused staff. Marsden offers an outstanding learning environment, with a commitment to promoting student well-being and supporting students to be the best they can be.


Further inquiries can be made to Margaret Adeane, Academic Director margaret.adeane@marsden.school.nz or phone 476 8707. 


A letter of application with supporting CV should be emailed to the Principal's EA alison.mcmanus@marsden.school.nz by Monday 25 November.  Applications will be considered as they are received.


Head of Marsden Preschool

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School is widely regarded as one of New Zealand's leading independent schools from Preschool to Year 13, with a proud history dating back to 1878. Marsden seeks to lay the foundation for lives of meaning, accomplishment and genuine happiness and is New Zealand's first Visible WellbeingTM School.


The Head of Preschool reports to the Director of Primary and will be an experienced leader who will be vibrant, self-motivated, have a record of exemplary classroom practice, a demonstrable commitment to future-focused learning and student wellbeing, and a proven ability to lead and energise colleagues, parents and students.



Applications should be addressed to The Principal and emailed to the Principal's EA alison.mcmanus@marsden.school.nz by Friday 15 November.




Marsden Primary Reading Recovery Teacher (part time fixed term)

Marsden is a high-performing independent Anglican school offering private education to students from Preschool to Year 13. We have an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement and are fortunate in our enthusiastic and innovative staff who thrive in this environment.


We seek an outstanding teacher for reading recovery as follows:


Reading Recovery – part time, fixed term, commencing Term 1, 2020 and finishing end of Term 2, 2020 (2 hours per day 5 days a week)


The successful applicant will:


  • Provide reading recover for 6 year olds on the programme and Literacy Learning Support for older Primary students 3-6 as timetable permits
  • Need to be flexible, and communicate well with teachers and parents.
  • support and challenge our girls to make the most of their potential
  • be a proactive member of our collaborative team
  • contribute to the strong pastoral care that fosters resilient and happy girls
  • aim for excellence in their pedagogical practice
  • be a reflective practitioner with a strong interest in their own professional growth
  • approach units of work creatively
  • enjoy being part of a close-knit team who respect each other and pull together


Please apply using the button below:

Applications close 4.00pm Friday 22 November 2019.


Queries relating to this position should be directed to


Christine Barlow, Acting Director of Marsden Primary christine.barlow@marsden.school.nz Tel: 04 476 8792 ext 848

Principal's EA

Alison McManus
Principal's EA
(04) 476 8707 ext 827
Don't hesitate to contact me.