Teachers are at the heart of building confident children and strong, positive communities. Now more than ever, the world needs dedicated educators who enjoy helping people of all ages develop to their full potential.

Whether your passion is early childhood, primary or tertiary teaching, adult education or teaching for special needs, our programmes will give you the edge on getting into work and continuing to develop your career.

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Potential jobs and salaries
Job Average Salary*
Nanny $16 - $26 per hour
Early Childhood Teacher $46K - 70K per year
Early Childhood Head Teacher $70K - 79K per year
Teacher Aide $16 - $25 per hour
Primary School Teacher $48K - 72K per year
Secondary School Teacher $48K - 78K per year
Tertiary Lecturer $48K - 92K per year

*Salary source from: (as at March 2018)

Why choose MIT?

Our highly skilled teaching team, within the School of Education, has strong links to many areas of the educational community. Our industry contributions strengthen our courses, ensuring they are relevant to the sector.

Our staff are active researchers who are up to date with the latest developments in education in New Zealand and overseas, and have many years of teaching experience.

We meet regularly with industry professionals in all of our teaching areas, who tell us what they need from graduates, and we continually update our programmes to reflect best practice and the needs of our community.