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Talk Recruitment's services are free to teachers, teachers can create a profile and register interest in jobs on the site and there is no cost at any time in the process.

Centres can view teachers and express interest for free, they can post one-off or multiple jobs on the marketplace for free.  

Centres only pay fees if they hire a teacher for relief or permanent roles. For relief placements, there is a fixed daily fee for schools or hourly rates if ECE as per the current Talk Recruitment rate card.  
For permanent placements, a set percentage of the teachers salary is charged once a person is hired.

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We will work with centres to meet the challenging recruitment market we all face.  Please get in touch with us to discuss your needs and we will work with you make sure you can afford the services we offer.
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We work with awesome educators across New Zealand, helping to connect teachers, centres and schools for work and learning.

Fast & Reliable, text 3911 for relievers.

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Relief Teaching & Permanent Roles

We help qualified and unqualified teachers find temporary and permanent jobs with great ECE centres and schools across New Zealand and abroad. Centres and schools can access fully compliant temp staff and permanent staff when they need them.
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Talk has partnered with ECE Learning Unlimited to offer relievers access to the best professional learning and development available. On our learning platform we also offer an induction and basic ECE health and safety course.
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What they've said about us

"I have been working for Talk since June 2022 and it is the best work experience I have ever had. They always look after their relievers especially my manager Bec from Wellington is absolutely amazing to work with she goes above and beyond for all her relievers making sure they are satisfied and happy with all the centre's they are sent to. I highly rate this company they are a joy to work for!!!"

Raziya Khan

"Amazing experience working with Talk. Kate is an amazing leader, who is easy to talk to, understanding and very polite. Enjoyed my time and will never forget this experience. Talk is the best way to get your foot into ECE and get to understand the under 5s better."

Ashna Maharaj

I've worked for Talk for almost a year and absolutely love it! The management is great and the work is super fun and flexible.

Elia Gibbons

Talk recruitment are amazing to work for. Their consultants have a lot to vouch for this as they are so supportive and proactive to get us through these incredibly challenging times and provide us with the best work to suit their team.

Kate Anderson

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Find a teacher

We help connect early childhood teachers and centres for relief and permanent work across New Zealand.

Early childhood centres can access qualified and unqualified teachers for relief and  permanent roles when they need them. We have local consultants who will work with you and great technology to make the process of sourcing relievers and permanent staff easy.

We specialise in early childhood recruitment.
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ECE teachers.
New Zealand experience.

Talk Recruitment connects local qualified and unqualified early childhood teachers with NZ experience to early childhood centres throughout New Zealand.

Locally owned and operated by New Zealand teachers, Talk Recruitment understands early childhood education recruitment like no other agency.

We believe a focus on supporting quality local ECE teachers is well overdue, let's work together to support our ECE teachers and centres and help improve the quality of relief teacher placements and access the best teachers for permanent placements.