Staff Interpreters (NZSL/English) - Christchurch

Join our team of amazing interpreters and work with dedicated staff passionate about providing the best education pathways for Deaf and Hard of Hearing ākonga. Our highly skilled in-house team provides interpretation services for staff across Aotearoa New Zealand to help them succeed in their roles.


You are an experienced qualified NZSL Interpreter or are a recent graduate interested in joining a team to learn and grow in. You are keen to be part of a vibrant, professional and fun team who offer a high level of collegial support to one another. You are a people person who appreciates and values diverse perspectives while maintaining your own professional standards.


We are looking for full-time or part-time Staff Interpreters to join our team in Christchurch.  These roles report to our Interpreter Lead within the wider Communications and Resources Team. Although we are a school, this role is not student centric and doesn’t include any specialist educational interpreter responsibilities.

Staff Interpreters work flexibly in both face to face and zoom settings, in a stimulating variety of contexts. The role also requires some video editing from time to time which we are happy to provide training for if this is outside your current skillset.


Ko Taku Reo Deaf Education New Zealand is a nationwide team of teaching, learning and professional services staff who share a passion for delivering high quality education and services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing ākonga and their whānau. 


To apply, click the apply button, register and complete our online application form which also requires you to submit your CV and a cover letter. 

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, contact Noreen Wilson, Head of Resources and IT via email ( or video mail for a confidential chat.

Only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position.  We may look to interview prior to closing so please apply early.  Applications close 5pm, Friday 7 October 2022.

Please note, it is preferred that all school-based teaching and non-teaching staff will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Permanent Part-time

Job no: IWAN22052

Location: Canterbury

School: Ko Taku Reo

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 7 October 2022