Staff Vacancies

Please find below details of staff vacancies that are currently being advertised for Methven Primary School

Junior School Scale A Teacher – Fixed Term

Due to New Entrant roll growth, we have a position available commencing mid-term 2 in a two-teacher Year 1 & 2 collaborative space.  Applicants will need to have Junior School teaching experience, strengths in structured literacy & numeracy and sound digital skills. You will join a passionate and hard-working team who bring innovation and reflective practice to the classroom. 

Methven Primary School is located in the ski town of Methven with a strong rural community close to Christchurch.  We value and actively develop positive relationships with students, their whanau, staff and the wider community.  If you bring a sense of fun, enthusiasm for teaching and learning and have initiative, we welcome your application.  We are open to a job share arrangement.  A schoolhouse may be available.


  • 14 March                          Position Advertised
  • 24 March                          Applications close – 3pm.
  • 27 March                          Shortlisting and Referees contacted
  • 29 March                          Interviews
  • 31 March                          Successful applicant contacted
  • 6 April                               All unsuccessful applicants will be informed
  • 22 May                             Successful applicant commence position (or by negotiation)

Download Application Pack here

Relief Teachers 2023

Situated near Mt Hutt in Mid-Canterbury, Methven Primary School is 30 minutes from Ashburton and approx. 1 hour from Christchurch.

If you are, or know, a registered teacher in the local area and are wanting to be on our relievers list, please contact

We would love to hear from you!