New Zealand’s leading private provider of international and domestic education and vocational training.

We provide education and vocational training for domestic and international students as well as business to business. Our vision is to create future opportunities for our students by providing world class programmes. We pride ourselves on building environments to enable our staff and students to thrive. Our overarching objective is to deliver the best possible employment outcomes for our students.

Aspire2 Group has three divisions

  • International
  • Business to Business

Helping our students to succeed

Aspire2 Work is our dedicated employment service, committed to delivering the best possible employment outcomes for our students.

We are committed to supporting the needs of our employer partners with industry-specific trained graduates ready to work. We have excellent opportunities for partners to promote their company on any one (or all) of our campuses. This includes the advertising of vacancies, guest speaking, sponsorship, mentoring or event hosting. 

For more information please contact us.

Mission and Values

  • Challenge

    Challenge

    To challenge our people to innovate and create excellence.
  • Deliver

    Deliver

    To deliver excellent programmes that empower our students and clients to fulfil their potential.
  • Partnerships

    Partnerships

    To form dynamic partnerships which create value and generate employment opportunities.

What we believe

Everyone Matters

  • Learning is student and client focused
  • Individual capabilities and goals are recognised
  • Diversity is celebrated 
  • Fairness is fundamental


Aiming High

  • Boundaries and assumptions are challenged
  • Students, clients and teachers are unafraid to try – mistakes are accepted
  • Everyone takes responsibility for creating a safe, secure and collaborative learning environment


Continuous Improvement

  • Excellence is the objective 
  • Innovation is celebrated 
  • Reviews are regular and change is welcomed and rapidly adopted

Work with us

At Aspire2 we are committed to developing great talent across the Group and advancing our staff. We want to make good things happen and have a great time doing it. 

We celebrate a culture of excellence, innovation, courage, support and enjoyment. Work life balance and a stimulating work environment is an integral part of our success, delivering our promise to our students and partners. 

We believe in recruiting the best fit for our roles and as part of our comprehensive recruitment process you may be asked to complete a Prevue Assessment. The recruitment manager will contact you directly about this element of the recruitment if you are going to be sent a link.

Operations Coordinator - North Island

Safety 'n Action are looking for an operations superstar to support our trainers on all operational requirements to deliver programmes.

Full time based in Albany, Auckland

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Quality Assurance Administrator

Our Distance Learning Division are seeking a detailed systems person to provide Quality Assurance administration support to our Programme Delivery Manager.

Part-time (20 hours pw), 6 month contract based in New Plymouth

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Senior Manager Youth Initiatives

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced manager strong at driving for performance, responsible for the delivery of youth centred services across the Youth and Schools Attendance Services. 

Full time based Manukau, Auckland

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ESL Relief Teachers

Aspire2 International is looking for outstanding ESL Relief Teachers. You inspire students, have sound proven knowledge of your subject and industry and enjoy the rewards of teaching students of a multicultural background.

Part time based in Tauranga

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Business Management Tutors

Aspire2 Distance Learning division is looking for Tutors for Levels 3- 5 Business.  You will have relevant work experience in business and as a tutor, with a graduate qualification in business.

Part time (20 hours per week), fixed term, based in New Plymouth.

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Health & Safety Trainers

Safety 'n Action seek highly experienced and practical trainers. You will have a passion in providing students with the knowledge and tools needed to incorporate sound safety practices into everyday decisions and activities. Have experience in processing training related documentation such as evaluations and assessments and set targets for upskilling and sign off relating to Safety 'n Action product delivery.

Full time roles nationwide

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Community Relationships Manager - Recruitment

Solomon Group have a role for an experienced Sales or Recruitment manager, who will drive performance, manage our stakeholder relationships within the umbrella of a company passionate about meeting the needs of the community and employers for positive outcomes for all.

Full time based in South Auckland

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Business Tutor

Aspire2 International is looking for an outstanding Health Services Management Tutor to teach courses on the programmes delivered in the area of health services, provide administration and student support, and engage in other activities carried out by the institute as and when required.

Part time, casual/ fixed term based in Christchurch

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Student Success and Sales Enthusiasts

Our Distance Learning division is looking for a hardworking and passionate person who can monitor and evaluate the engagement, progress and success of our students and initiate effective interventions and offer high quality, timely advice and guidance to students who are learning on line.


Part-time,  3 months fixed term, 20 hours per week based in New Plymouth

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Tutor

Solomon Group are looking for an experienced tutor who is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and financial independence.  You will be leading students to complete a National Certificate in Infrastructure L2 and new pilot programmes to increase the employability of our clients.

Full time based in Northland

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Financial / Management Accountant

Safety 'n Action are looking for an all round finance star comfortable to perform all financial tasks from accounts payable through to the production of the monthly accounts.

Full time based in Albany

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Programme Administrator

Aspire2 International is looking for an outstanding Programme Administrator. 

Full time starting in 14 January 2019, based in Auckland CBD

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Business Management Online Facilitators

Aspire2 Distance Learning division are looking for facilitators/tutors with a qualification in business management, marketing or similar.

Part-time (20 hours pw), 6 month contract based in New Plymouth

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ICT Trainer

If you are an experienced ICT trainer in Computer Programming, looking for 8 hours a week this could be the role for you.

Part time, 8th October - 14 December with possible opportunities beyond this term, based in Christchurch

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Operations Coordinator - North Island

Safety 'n Action are looking for an operations superstar to support our trainers on all operational requirements to deliver programmes.

Full time based in Albany, Auckland

Click for more

Quality Assurance Administrator

Our Distance Learning Division are seeking a detailed systems person to provide Quality Assurance administration support to our Programme Delivery Manager.

Part-time (20 hours pw), 6 month contract based in New Plymouth

Click for more

Senior Manager Youth Initiatives

Solomon Group is looking for an experienced manager strong at driving for performance, responsible for the delivery of youth centred services across the Youth and Schools Attendance Services. 

Full time based Manukau, Auckland

Click for more

ESL Relief Teachers

Aspire2 International is looking for outstanding ESL Relief Teachers. You inspire students, have sound proven knowledge of your subject and industry and enjoy the rewards of teaching students of a multicultural background.

Part time based in Tauranga

Click for more

Business Management Tutors

Aspire2 Distance Learning division is looking for Tutors for Levels 3- 5 Business.  You will have relevant work experience in business and as a tutor, with a graduate qualification in business.

Part time (20 hours per week), fixed term, based in New Plymouth.

Click for more

Health & Safety Trainers

Safety 'n Action seek highly experienced and practical trainers. You will have a passion in providing students with the knowledge and tools needed to incorporate sound safety practices into everyday decisions and activities. Have experience in processing training related documentation such as evaluations and assessments and set targets for upskilling and sign off relating to Safety 'n Action product delivery.

Full time roles nationwide

Click for more

Community Relationships Manager - Recruitment

Solomon Group have a role for an experienced Sales or Recruitment manager, who will drive performance, manage our stakeholder relationships within the umbrella of a company passionate about meeting the needs of the community and employers for positive outcomes for all.

Full time based in South Auckland

Click for more

Business Tutor

Aspire2 International is looking for an outstanding Health Services Management Tutor to teach courses on the programmes delivered in the area of health services, provide administration and student support, and engage in other activities carried out by the institute as and when required.

Part time, casual/ fixed term based in Christchurch

Click for more

Student Success and Sales Enthusiasts

Our Distance Learning division is looking for a hardworking and passionate person who can monitor and evaluate the engagement, progress and success of our students and initiate effective interventions and offer high quality, timely advice and guidance to students who are learning on line.


Part-time,  3 months fixed term, 20 hours per week based in New Plymouth

Click for more

Tutor

Solomon Group are looking for an experienced tutor who is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and financial independence.  You will be leading students to complete a National Certificate in Infrastructure L2 and new pilot programmes to increase the employability of our clients.

Full time based in Northland

Click for more

Financial / Management Accountant

Safety 'n Action are looking for an all round finance star comfortable to perform all financial tasks from accounts payable through to the production of the monthly accounts.

Full time based in Albany

Click for more

Programme Administrator

Aspire2 International is looking for an outstanding Programme Administrator. 

Full time starting in 14 January 2019, based in Auckland CBD

Click for more

Business Management Online Facilitators

Aspire2 Distance Learning division are looking for facilitators/tutors with a qualification in business management, marketing or similar.

Part-time (20 hours pw), 6 month contract based in New Plymouth

Click for more

ICT Trainer

If you are an experienced ICT trainer in Computer Programming, looking for 8 hours a week this could be the role for you.

Part time, 8th October - 14 December with possible opportunities beyond this term, based in Christchurch

Click for more

Our people

  • Sussan Turner
    Sussan Turner
    Chief Executive

    Sussan has been in senior leadership roles for the past 25 years including Group CEO of MediaWorks Ltd and Managing Director of Radio Otago - a publicly listed Company and CEO RadioWorks. Experienced in both acquisitions and amalgamations she is passionate about building executive teams and company cultures.  High focus on revenue generation and business transformation has seen her deliver increased top and bottom line performance for her shareholders. She is currently also appointed by Government to the boards of Television New Zealand (TVNZ) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) where she is Pro Chancellor.

  • Peter Crossan
    Peter Crossan
    Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

    Peter is an experienced CFO and Chartered Accountant who has held a range of senior finance positions in both New Zealand and the UK. Peter has also had experience in general management and technology roles. Prior to joining Aspire2 in 2015, Peter spent 15 years at MediaWorks and played a key role in their successful Initial Public Offering in 2004. Peter has also spent time in the audit, banking, carpet and plastics industries giving him broad commercial experience across many financial, technology and strategic areas.

  • Clare Bradley
    Clare Bradley
    Chief Executive - Aspire2 International

    Clare joined Aspire2 Group in March 2015 and became chief executive of Aspire2 International in September 2016. Clare is a lawyer with a background in commercial litigation.  Her experience has encompassed work as an advocate in all of our courts (including the Privy Council) and she has worked as in house legal counsel for a number of media entities in addition to undertaking regulatory compliance responsibilities. Her community work  has seen her contribute to the leadership of a high performing swimming club and serve on parent groups at the schools her children attended including a period on the board of trustees for Epsom Girls Grammar School.

  • Jenny Solomon
    Jenny Solomon
    Chief Executive - Solomon Group

    Jenny is responsible for Solomon Group’s Operations, Recruitment and Employment services and is a qualified workplace assessor and trainer with experience in tutoring in Small Business Management. She was involved in the development of the NZQA ‘Personal Financial Management' Unit standards and is an ANZ Money Minded Accredited Facilitator.

  • Chris Hunter
    Chris Hunter
    Chief Executive - Safety 'n Action

    Chris has extensive management experience internationally and within NZ, including most recently as Head of Etihad Holidays & Hala Abu Dhabi based in the United Arab Emirates. He has also been GM Strategy Development for Flight Centre NZ and at Air New Zealand held leadership positions in sales, marketing, ecommerce and operations.  He holds an MBA from the University of Auckland.

  • Linda Weterman
    Linda Weterman
    Chief Executive – Cornerstone Education

    Linda has extensive experience in the tertiary education sector, having spent the last 20 years in the industry. Some of Linda’s roles over that period include Senior Lecturer, Learning Systems Manager, Head of School and most recently Chief Executive of YMCA for the Greater Wellington region, she brings a blend of business and educational experience to her role.

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