Work with Us



An introduction to our vision and our team with Roshan Allpress, National Principal/CEO



Laidlaw College is the largest tertiary-level Christian college in New Zealand. As a private training establishment we offer quality education in Theology, Mission and Ministry, Counselling and Education, with campuses in Henderson, Manukau and Christchurch. Laidlaw is an interdenominational, evangelical College, with a strong commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and to serving our multicultural study community. 

Click here to read about our History, Vision & Mission.

Click here to read our Statement of Faith.



Our diverse and relational team includes 70 permanent staff (full and part-time), as well as a wider community of over 100 staff who support the delivery of our programmes on a fixed term or casual basis during the academic year. Laidlaw College also operates Olive Shoots Early Childhood Centre on our Henderson campus. Staffed by a team of friendly and dedicated teachers, Olive Shoots is licensed for 50 children up to age 5.

Click here for our staff directory.


We are committed to a work environment that supports wellbeing, encourages professional and personal development and celebrates successes. 

In our 2019 External Evaluation Review (NZQA) it was observed that “The relational and integrated nature of the organisation is evident in communication, student support, delivery, assessment, research and academic leadership.”

We offer:

  • Regular community gatherings and celebrations with staff and students (including Annual All Staff and Team Retreat Days)
  • Childcare facilities, library and a café onsite (Henderson)
  • Free parking and access to a staff discount card 
  • Regular events and training opportunities to support your professional and personal development



Join us in equipping students to renew their communities

We love to hear from people who are committed to our vision and who are interested in joining our team. Please e-mail our HR Consultant, Tracey McDowall on [email protected] with any queries. All enquiries will be treated in confidence.


Tracey HR