Academic Leadership Opportunities

Laidlaw College is looking for up to two new people to join our academic leadership and administration team in Auckland. If you’re a high-capacity leader, love managing collaborative teams, thrive in complex compliance environments, or enjoy improving systems and processes, we would love to talk with you. You will be joining a team who combine a strong sense of mission with the academic mind and educational heart of a Christian College. 

Laidlaw College is Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest Christian tertiary college, offering programmes in theology, Christian leadership, teacher education and counselling from certificate to postgraduate level. 


We are looking for people interested in contributing two or more of the following skillsets: 

Leadership & Management – a high-responsibility collaborator and empowerer. 

Educational compliance – loves engaging with high-stakes quality management and a diversity of stakeholders. 

Academic services and Quality Assurance – enjoys designing policies and shaping services that improve educational performance. 

Systems and analysis – enjoys maximising the potential of business, data analysis and educational tools. 


For more detail on the skillsets we require, please click here



Why Laidlaw? 

Since 1922, Laidlaw College has been providing Christian education for students seeking to grow their effectiveness in life, work and ministry. Located over three campuses and offering an interactive distance learning community, Laidlaw has at its core a deep commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to working this out in the renewing of communities. 

Alongside our strong history of faithful Christian education, Laidlaw is a home for world-class teaching and research, providing a supportive community amongst our staff and students, combining academic expertise with a vibrant personal faith. Our College reflects and celebrates the cultural diversity of Aotearoa New Zealand and its bicultural heritage. 


We also offer a work environment that supports wellbeing and regularly celebrates successes. These initiatives include: 

• Regular community gatherings and celebrations with staff and students 

• Childcare facilities onsite. Olive Shoots is our purpose built centre, with excellent ratios and an educational curriculum that reflects our special character 

• Library and a café onsite, free parking and access to a staff discount card 

• Regular events and training opportunities to support your professional and personal development 


Please apply via SEEK with a covering letter and CV to register your interest. In the cover letter, please specify the skill sets you have to offer and whether you would prefer a full time or part time opportunity. 

If you have questions or would like to make a time for a confidential discussion about your interest, please contact: Tracey McDowall, HR Consultant, Laidlaw College, [email protected]