Work at WITT



WITT is a great place to work!  On this page, you will see a snapshot 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 for us, and we are a fit for 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

Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Tutors – Expressions of Interest

WITT is a tertiary education organisation that prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments.

We are looking to recruit contract workplace tutors to provide high quality literacy and numeracy training to companies within the Taranaki region.  The training will take place at the workplace and will build core communication, numeracy and foundation level skills, which will build confidence in our learners and enable them to succeed at work.

The role commences in February 2019.  You will be part of an energetic, engaging and professional team that will fully support not only the students but also your own development.

You will need to be a highly effective communicator, who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies

Key Tasks for this role include:

  • Assessing learner level through the use of the TEC On-line Literacy and Assessment Tool
  • Designing and delivering workplace-based engaging training sessions with clear learning outcomes
  • Participating in the process of student evaluations, modifying teaching practices where required and continuing the development of new and engaging teaching materials
  • Recognising student support needs and engaging with appropriate personnel to create student success. 

We are looking for people who:

  • are passionate about working with adults to achieve workplace literacy and numeracy (communication) goals
  • have empathy and warmth, intercultural skills, and a strong knowledge of New Zealand cultures
  • have confidence in engaging and working with Maori and Pasifika models of learning
  • are self-motivated and able to work remotely, as well as interact with the learners and employers to deliver an effective training programme
  • are able to deliver weekly reports, maintain attendance records and compile administrative tasks as required
  • hold an adult teaching qualification such as NCALNE
  • are confident in delivering digital literacy and financial literacy content

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

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

If you are an effective communicator, who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their training 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

This is vacancy number 19032


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