How do I become a Teacher of the Deaf?

If you are interested in becoming a Teacher of the Deaf please contact Jasmine Kirk (HR Advisor) on 021 770 854 or to discuss the options available. We are generally looking for experienced teachers (3-5 years mainstream experience) with a knowledge or willingness to learn NZSL. Prior knowledge of Deaf Culture or working with Deaf or Hard of Hearing students is advantageous but not required.

Study Awards

Study awards are available from the Ministry of Education to assist in you becoming a qualified Teacher of the Deaf. This requires two years of study whilst working. The Deaf Education Centre’s provide support and mentoring during this period. Refer to the following link for more detail.


Between hours 9am - 5pm, contact Jasmine Kirk.

Jasmine Kirk

Jasmine Kirk

HR Advisor

p: 03 326 6009
ext: 814