New Zealand Boarding Schools’ Association

Providing support to schools, other organisations and individuals providing boarding places for school aged students.

Online Training Course

Tiaki Taiohi: Delivering Quality Care in Boarding Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand.

About us

The New Zealand Boarding Schools’ Association (NZBSA) is a membership-based organisation that provides valuable services and resources to boarding schools across New Zealand.

The NZBSA offers a range of support to members, including mentoring programs, professional development opportunities, and access to a network of industry professionals.

The annual industry and student hui’s provide boarding staff and student leaders with opportunities to connect, share knowledge and learn from industry experts. In addition, the NZBSA’s monthly Korero and annual Sign In Magazine, along with our website keep members up to date with the latest news, trends, and events in the New Zealand boarding sector.


Join Us

By joining the NZBSA, schools gain access to a network of like-minded professionals and industry experts who are dedicated to developing and improving the boarding sector and enhancing the wellbeing of students in their care.

Please contact us to discuss joining the association.

Online Training Course

Tiaki Taiohi: Delivering Quality Care in Boarding Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Ensure your boarding staff are equipped to provide the best quality care by enrolling them in New Zealand Boarding Schools’ online training course.

NZBSA News


NZBSA Jobs

  • Boarding Housemaster: Flower’s House

    We are seeking a Boarding Housemaster who is a dynamic, talented, visionary educator with a commitment to excellence. This is a permanent position undertaken in addition to specialist teaching and other College duties and its quality outcomes are critical to the successful delivery of the College mission: Each boy at his best. The successful appointee…

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  • Boarding Manager – St Bede’s College

    HEAD OF BOARDING Mō mātou | About Us St. Bede’s College is a state-integrated Catholic boys’ school that cherishes tradition while embracing modern practices. Our vision is to foster Men of Character through a blend of world-class learning, sports, arts, culture, and wellbeing programs. The College is the South Island’s premiere Catholic boys’ boarding school,…

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  • Head of Boarding – Queen Margaret College, Wellington

    HEAD OF BOARDING Mō mātou | About Us Queen Margaret College (QMC) is Wellington’s leading independent school for young women. We provide a world class education for girls from Years 1-13, a boarding facility onsite and a co-educational Pre-School, with dual pathways through NCEA and the International Baccalaureate programme. Mō te tūnga | About the…

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  • Director of Boarding – Woodford House, Havelock North

    Director of Boarding – Woodford House This strategic, commercial and operational role will offer the right person an opportunity to make a real impact and contribution at one of New Zealand’s long-established, day and boarding school for girls. Nestled in the heart of Havelock North Hawke’s Bay, Woodford House is an Anglican Special Character school…

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  • Chaplain 2024 – Whanganui Collegiate School

    An engaging, suitably qualified and experienced Chaplain is sought to provide spiritual leadership and support for our Anglican schools, Whanganui Collegiate School (Years 9-13) and St George’s School (Years 1-8).

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  • Director of Boarding (St Hilda’s Collegiate School)

    St Hilda’s Collegiate School is an integrated Year 7 to 13 girls’ school located in the heart of Dunedin. The school’s vision is to create positive relationships and challenging learning grounded in Christian values, and to be a school which nurtures their students’ unique talents and capabilities. A short walk from the school is St…

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