Goethe-Institut career Foto: Goethe-Institut/Loredana LaRocca

We are characterised by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.

Current job opportunities

Would you like to teach German at the Goethe-Institut?

The Goethe-Institut in New Zealand is looking for qualified part-time German teachers (2 x 90 minute session per week in the evening and/or 180 minutes on Saturdays, adult classes in Wellington).


We are looking for a dedicated and highly experienced colleague as a regional “Digital Marketing Consultant” to begin September 1, 2021 (fixed term of 1 year, extendable).
As part of a regional team of experts, you will support the Goethe-Instituts in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand to transform and extend their digital marketing for both cultural project work as well as language course sales.


The Goethe-Institut in New Zealand offers students who have completed or are close to completing their degrees the opportunity to do an internship.
Find information on our pages about requirements, the various fields of work and internship vacancies.