Work at WITT



WITT is a great place to work!  On this page you will see a snap shot of our recent Engagement and Climate Survey results.  We have, over the past three years, improved our Engagement Index score to 75.96% (for comparison, the State Sector score is 69%).  Everyone in the WITT team is committed to year on year improvements in communication, engagement, and outcomes for our learners and our community.

The filling of all staff vacancies is consistent with our hiring policy (link here) (note this is currently under review but much of the information will remain unchanged), and every member of the team goes through the process of interviews, references and police checks.  In this way, we have the time to ensure that you are a fit with us, and we are a fit with you. We urge you to read our strategic plan, and the information about us, reflect on our role and our values, and if our workplace sounds like somewhere you would like to make a difference, then please, get in touch, even if you don’t see a vacancy listed here.  We are always looking for talent that will make our waka go faster!

In the first instance, please contact Vicki Bouterey in HR at 06 757 3100 ext 8971.


Current Vacancies

Expressions of Interest - Academic Staff Member, School of Nursing

The School of Nursing at WITT is looking for expressions of interest from those who have an interest being becoming part of the WITT Nursing Academic Team. Applicants will need to be a registered nurse with a current NCNZ APC with recent clinical experience.

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments. The nursing team at WITT is a stable team with a passion for nursing and education.   

 We are looking for someone who;

  • has at least five years’ work experience specific to  relevant clinical fields of practice. ideally holds a Masters or post graduate qualification in a related area to nursing or education; or be prepared to work towards a Masters Qualification
  • Enjoys working with nursing students.

It is desirable that you would;

  • have experience in a teaching and learning environment and have demonstrated an innovative approach to delivery
  • be actively engaged or have an interest in research
  • Strong information technology skills and experience in online learning platforms.

For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position please review the Role Description which can be found here.

In return we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in those within Taranaki. 

If you are an effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to



WITT aims to provide high quality and innovative vocational-based education and training. We want our graduates to be work ready and employable to meet the needs of businesses and industries in our region.


Taranaki has recently been judged as the best place to live in New Zealand and the Best Small City in the World. 
There is so much to discover in Taranaki - the thrill of a mountain view, world class cafes and restaurants and the pleasure of a good time. You can walk or cycle the Coastal Walkway and visit world renowned parks and gardens.  From the mountain and National Park to the coast and everything in-between, Taranaki is never short of places to go - whatever the weather!

To find out more about living and work in Taranaki follow this link