Vacancies | ELPNZ


Part time Operations Support, Hawkes Bay

Applications close at 5pm - 7 April 2017

Applications without a covering letter and completed Application Form will not be considered.

Job description | Application form

Our Hawkes Bay Centre is looking for an operations support person. This is a permanent part-time position for 10 hours a week.

English Language Partners New Zealand teaches English to adult refugees and migrants. Our community based programmes involve both paid staff and volunteers. The operations support role will support the centre manager in the day-to-day administrative and operational duties of the centre.

This role includes a balance of coordination and administration tasks, which involves interaction with learners and volunteers to ensure the efficient running of the local service. Administrative tasks associated with running the centre, supporting learner programmes, supporting volunteer tutors, maintaining an up-to-date resource library, maintaining the ELP database and reception duties will be key components of this role.

The position requires excellent communication, interpersonal and intercultural awareness skills, along with highly competent computer literacy. Excellent organisational ability and previous administrative experience are essential for this role. The job will suit a person who is self-motivated, can work to deadlines and is able to work flexible hours that will fit with the Manager and Centre’s hours of operations.

We would love to hear from you if you are:

  • Organised and attentive to detail
  • Able to relate to people from different cultures and have strong communication skills
  • Self- motivated and able to work to deadlines
  • Honest and reliable, and have integrity
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to adapt easily to a busy working environment
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic

And have:

  • Excellent IT skills (fast and accurate)

Please email your CV with a covering letter and the completed Application Form that describes how you meet the job requirements to:, with Hawkes Bay Operation Support in the subject line.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency.

Expressions of Interest

Relief and Part-Time English Language Teaching Position - Porirua

Expressions of Interest close at 5pm - 24 March, 2017.

E4E job description | ELG job description | ESOL Literacy job description

English Language Partners is a national organisation of 23 centres, which provides English language and social support to adult refugees and migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds. We are seeking expressions of interest from qualified ESOL teachers to work across the spectrum of our programmes. We have positions available for relief and part-time teachers in the Porirua and Tawa area.

Qualifications required

Teachers need the following qualifications:

1. A tertiary qualification in TESOL (minimum level 5) such as CELTA, Cert TESOL, Cert TEAL, Dip SLT – preferably one which contains a practicum.

2. AND one of the following

A New Zealand teaching qualification (preferably primary teaching)

A literacy educator qualification such as NZCALNE Voc (National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy for Educators, Vocational)

• Experience in teaching ESOL and/or adult literacy is also desirable

Training and support will be provided. The role will suit a person who is self-motivated and who would enjoy the challenge of helping new New Zealanders to reach their full potential at work.

Please email your CV and a cover letter to:  with Vacancies in the subject line. We are not able to consider applications unless they have both a covering letter AND a CV.

Applicants should have the right to work in New Zealand- NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Trustee, ELPNZ Board

Position description 

Applications close 19 March 2017

English Language Partners New Zealand (ELPNZ) has an exciting opportunity for someone interested in providing strategic oversight to a significant national charitable organisation. ELPNZ is seeking Trustees to join its board of trustees who are responsible for governing and protecting the long-term interests of ELPNZ throughout New Zealand. 

For 40 years, ELPNZ has provided English language tuition and social support to adult refugees and migrants making their home in New Zealand. In 2016, we worked with 6,600 learners through the efforts of 280 paid staff and 2,000 trained volunteers.
The role of Trustee is a voluntary position. Appointment is for a term of three years.
Any candidate must show commitment to the vision and mission of ELPNZ and meet the trustee requirements detailed on the position description. ELPNZ is particularly interested in people who may be able to bring specific knowledge and competency around one or more of the following:
•    Financial management
•    Academic background (particularly tertiary education) and understanding of evaluative self-assessment
•    IT use for education and learning
•    PR/Communications/Marketing skills
•    Private sector employer, in an industry with high refugee and/or migrant workforce
The Board values and wants to increase its diversity. We welcome women candidates and candidates from Māori, Pacifica, migrant or refugee backgrounds. 

Please apply in writing with a cover letter and full CV to Megan Thomas at   


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