Sunday, November 28, 2021
Current Vacancies



1) Applicants or family members eligible to receive the vaccine MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED in order to travel to the Cook islands and show evidence of being vaccinated. 12 years and over.

2) All travel to the Cook Islands is from Auckland Airport, New Zealand.   If you are not able to travel to New Zealand from another country, then your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  Currently this includes most of the Pacific Islands and Australia.  One must be a NZ passport holder and be able to enter a MIQ facility (booking system) before travelling to NZ.

2)When travelling to Rarotonga from Auckland, you  must receive a negative Covid 19 test within 72 hours of departing Auckland Airport

Applications are invited from qualified and experienced Teachers for the following positions to start in January 2022.

Rarotonga Secondary Teaching Positions

Tereora College, Nikao (Year 9-13 school, offers NCEA Level 1-3)

1) Health and PE

2) Science / Horticulture

3) Technology/ DVC

4) Technology/ Fashion Design Textiles

Visit for more information about the school.

Titikaveka College, Titikaveka (Year 7-11, offers NCEA Level 1)

  • Visual Arts/Technology

Rarotonga Primary Teaching Positions

  • Apii Avarua, Apii Takitumu
  • Apii Nikao (Two positions) (1) Primary    (2) Year 7/8 (Science/Maths)

Pae Enua Teaching Positions

  • Araura College, Aitutaki (Year 7-12, offers NCEA Level 2)

Science with Agriculture (to NCEA Level 2)

  • Niua School, Pukapuka (ECE – Year 11 Area School): Two Positions

1) Primary                           2) English (Secondary)

Teacher Aide (Learner Support) part time: (Submit Updated CV and 3 Referee’s, these positions are suitable for residents.

1) Apii Nikao, Rarotonga                          2) Enuamanu School (Atiu): 2 positions.

For more detailed information on individual positions and an application pack, visit, click on links below or visit Ministry of Education HQ in Nikao, Rarotonga, or contact the Human Resources Management division on Ph: 29357.

Applications close 10 December, 2021.   All completed applications and any further queries can be emailed to

 Download Files Below

Application Form- Teacher,Nov21                                      JD Teachers                                                       

Salary – Teachers, GC

JD Teacher Aide (Learner Support)


  • For all secondary positions state supporting subjects.
  • Teachers are required to have NCEA teaching experience for all secondary schools offering NCEA.
  • Northern Group, Niua School positions suit applicants who are able to live on a remote island with irregular shipping services, live in a traditional Polynesia community with its unique culture and language.
  • Applications acceptance is subject to travel and border control measures in place with NZ due to the pandemic.  (All travel to the Cook Islands is via NZ).


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced educators and individuals for the following full time program tutor positions to commence in January 2022:

  • Hospitality Tutor
  • Plumbing

Deliver NZQA National Certificate/Diploma Programmes and may include the Pae Enua.

Applicants are required to have a specialist diploma-degree, an adult teaching certificate or a willingness to pursue further study and some tutoring experience.

Contact Director CITTI, Akaiti Maoate on 57204 or 21471 for further information.  Applications close 12 December 2021. Application form with JD are available online at  Send application form with CV and 3 references to: Recruitment, PO Box 97, Cook Islands; email:

Download Application Files Below (Click on link)

Application Form Island Learning Broker                     Application Form Program Tutor                                     

Salary – Tutors,2017