At Dilworth School and Trust Board we are commited to providing all students with a first-class education in a working environment where employees feel a sense of purpose and pride.

Dilworth is an independent boys' boarding school with an Anglican tradition, catering for boys from families experiencing financial or personal hardship. We pride ourselves on achieving very strong academic, cultural and sporting results, and assisting Dilworth boys in becoming the very best that they can be.


Senior Outdoor Instructor - Dilworth Rural Campus (Mangatawhiri)

  • Part of a community focused on student wellbeing
  • Make a genuine difference in your job

Dilworth Rural Campus - Te Haerenga, at Mangatawhiri provides for the education of Year 9 boys with an emphasis on growing capable young men with well-developed life skills, through academic, outdoor, and social development.

We are seeking a permanent, full-time Senior Outdoor Instructor with a range of NZOIA qualifications, with a Level 2 in one area desirable, a full driver's licence and at least 5 years of relevant industry experience. The successful applicant will be engaged in the organisation, leadership, supervision and facilitation of a wide range of outdoor education programmes and activities, including overnight trips.

The successful applicant will be involved in preparing students, junior staff and equipment for outdoor experiences. They will be engaged in developing and implementing standard operating procedures and will have good understanding of equipment maintenance systems. Finally, they will be capable of contributing to upskilling staff, and supporting them through training and appraisal.

The role will also involve supervision responsibilities on some mornings and nights each week.

Experience with mentoring and coaching youth with a focus on outdoor instruction is essential, as well as building positive working relationships and being an excellent team player with a genuine "can-do" attitude. The environment operates a two-week cycle with varying leave days and does therefore require flexibility in terms of working patterns and hours. Accommodation can be provided.

The role commences as soon as possible.

Please send applications by e mail only to the HR Manager,

Applications close Friday 18 June 2021.


Dilworth School Operations Manager - Support Services

We are seeking an Operations Manager for our Support Services Team. The role will report to and work closely with the School Business Manager. It will be based at the Dilworth Senior Campus in Epsom but will also have responsibility at the Junior Campus in Remuera and Rural Campus in Mangatawhiri. 

The successful candidate will be an effective and experienced leader who will manage the Grounds, Catering and Laundry Staff. They will assist in the overseeing of the day to day operational function of the support services team and associated projects, management of budget holders and oversight of contractors.  They will also provide some assistance to the School Business Manager with more significant projects.

The role requires someone with an eye for detail, a practical solution-focused mentality, excellent people management skills and someone who will champion Health and Safety.

Please apply with a CV and Covering letter by e mail only to the HR Advisor,

Applications close Thursday 24 June 2021 at 4.00pm.