Please download the relevant job application form from this page when applying for a job at Stratford High School.

We currently have the following vacancies at our school.

Deputy Principal, fulltime, permanent, 2020 start, 6MU + 1SMA

An exciting opportunity has risen for a highly motivated professional with well-developed organisational skills to become a permanent member of our senior leadership team. The portfolio for this DP role will be negotiable depending on skills and knowledge. Ideally, however, you will have experience of timetabling and a flair for developing an imaginative and creative curriculum.   The position of deputy principal is perfectly placed to facilitate and lead change in our school. We are looking for someone who will bring new ideas and enthusiasm. Someone who is dynamic, inspiring and engages with students as individuals. As a school we are committed to raising Maori achievement and restorative practices (we are a PB4L school). A commitment to the school’s co-curricular programme is essential. Duties commence at the start of 2020. Visits to the school are welcome. Our school is located in central Taranaki and is within easy commuting distance of New Plymouth. Applications and referees’ reports close on Monday 29 October, 2019. For an application pack and timeline contact the principal at

2020 Mathematics Position
Full time, permanent to start 2020. Suitable for beginning teacher.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative maths teacher with an infectious enthusiasm to join our team and inspire our students. Ability to teach senior maths an advantage. The candidate should be focused on student engagement, relationships and achievement. Must be a NZ registered teacher who is fully conversant with the NZ Curriculum. State supporting subjects. Applicants should be prepared to play an active part in co-curricular life of the school. School housing may be available.
Application form and job description under links tab on the right. 

Itinerant Music Tutor: A keyboard tutor is sought for weekly lessons for the remainder of 2019 academic year. Please contact the school and ask for Mr T King if you are interested.

Relief Teaching

We currently have no teaching positions available other than those previously advertised.

To apply, send a completed application form with CV to the Principal at or to obtain more details. Application information/form available from the links tab. Please complete with covering letter and CV and send to The Principal, PO Box 204, Stratford 4352   

Support Staff: 
There are no current positions open.
If you are interested in relief teaching please send a current CV marked for the attention of:
Mrs M Visser
Stratford High School, 
PO Box 204, 
Stratford 4352