Careers in Education

A qualification in education opens the door to careers in teaching and management, in New Zealand and overseas. Postgraduate qualifications prepare students for academic, research, and professional roles at a senior level.

Early childhood teaching

Early childhood

Students are prepared for careers in early childhood centres, whether teaching or managing. Find out more here.
Primary school teaching


Students are prepared to take up careers in primary schools, whether teaching or managing. Specialisations in Montessori, Steiner and Pasifika enable students to focus on a specific area in education.

Secondary school teaching


Students are prepared for careers in secondary school teaching. Graduates are sought after by secondary schools.
Tertiary teaching


Graduates are qualified to teach and work with adults in the community, business, industry, and tertiary institutes.
Career advisors

Career development

Graduates are enabled to seek senior level positions as career advisors in the education sector, as well as leadership roles in corporate and private practice.

Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 9.59pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.