Work at WITT

We're growing. Grow with us.

Western Institute of Technology (WITT), Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki, is the largest tertiary education provider in Taranaki. We’re focussed on providing quality education that meets the needs of our region’s learners, industry and community. We’re growing, so we need skilled people to join the team and grow with us.

Why we work where we do

At WITT we know that a strong team is vital to delivering on our purpose – to connect people to their future. Like our learners, our people are at the centre of what we do.

We’re committed the development of our people, providing excellent professional development opportunities, teacher coaching, a supportive work environment and wellness benefits.  You’ll also get the chance to make a difference in people’s lives through education.


Current Opportunities

Looking for a change in 2021? We’re seeking expressions of interest from talented people in these areas:

  • Nursing and Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Carpentry
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality Management
  • Food and Beverage – Front of House
  • Marae catering
  • Art and Design
  • Civil Engineering
  • Infrastructure Works
  • Information Technology
  • Learning Skills

Non-teaching roles

  • Cultural Support Coordinator (Māori & Pacific)
  • Information Systems Support Officer

Full-time and part-time positions will be available starting in January and February 2021. Previous academic experience would be an advantage, but we'd also love to see expressions of interest from those working in industry who are interested in sharing their skills through teaching.

Want to know more?

If any of these opportunities sound like you, please send an Expression of Interest to before 5 January 2021. Send us your full name and contact details, as well as a paragraph about yourself and your experience.

If you’ve got a question, get in touch with our HR team: or 06 757 3100 ext 8971. Please note the team will be taking a break from 18 December 2020 – 5 January 2021.  


New to the Taranaki region?

People say they love living in Taranaki because it’s a place where you can live a truly balanced lifestyle. From the natural landscape and coastline to the thriving arts, culture and food scene, it's a great place to call home.

There is so much to discover in Taranaki. Living here, you get used to the spectacular view of our mounga (mountain), black sand beaches, great coffee and world-class cafes and restaurants. You can walk or cycle the Coastal Walkway and visit internationally recognised parks and gardens. From the mountain and parks to the coast and everything in between, Taranaki is never short of an adventure.

Find out more about living and work in Taranaki here.

Our hiring policy informs the filling of all staff vacancies and every member of the team goes through the process of interviews, reference checks and police checks.