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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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Easily manage the task of finding and placing permanent staff, relief teachers, fixed term teachers & long term relievers.

Find relief teachers

We use the latest technology to manage the on boarding and placement of relief teachers across New Zealand, building pools of local early childhood teachers with New Zealand experience.

You can book unqualified and qualified agency teachers by texting us or using our app, it's that simple. All teachers are VCA compliant and ready to go!

Talk allows you to book agency teachers local to your centre. Get the same teachers back to your centre time and time again with our simple relief teacher booking service.
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Find permanent teachers

Do you have a vacancy to fill? Post a job on the Talk job board and get candidates applying to you directly, no more placement fees!

We advertise the job board through all the major social media channels and job boards attracting the best unqualified and qualified teachers to your jobs.  As an agency we 'catch' a greater pool of ECE talent looking for job options.

Post your job vacancy on the Talk job board today and start your search.

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Local ECE Teachers.
New Zealand Experience.

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

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

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 to the best teachers for permanent placements.

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Education updates and helpful tips on how to find quality early childhood teachers.

We often say the best recruitment strategy is to retain your current teachers, so doing everything you can to retain staff is the first step!

Get help when staff move or a change in circumstances is beyond your control. We will post education recruitment trends, ECE updates and helpful tips as they develop.
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If you have questions or need help with anything, we would love to hear from you.

Our team of Talk teachers and mangers are in the office ready to help you at any stage in your search for staff.

We are always on the end of the phone if you have a quick question or need to book a teacher for the day.

We are open from 6.30am - 5.00pm and then 6.00pm to 8.00pm Monday to Friday ready to help. We also open 6.00pm to 8.00pm Sunday nights ready to help for the week ahead.
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