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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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Relief Teaching

We work with Centres and Schools all over New Zealand providing temporary staff. Are you looking for a flexible job, great hourly, daily rates and benefits?

Become a Talk relief teacher

We take the hard work out of finding temporary and permanent roles in Education. You can make a career out of temping or take the next step in your education career with a permanent role, we can support you with every step and give you great work options at awesome locations.

Our Temporary Worker Checklist

We work with teachers that are true professionals in what they do. Candidates that have high standards, are excellent communicators and are ready to work on the days they are available. Make a career out of temporary work and get the many benefits temporary work provides.

Talk relief teachers are:

  • Qualified ECE teachers and/or registered
  • Qualified school teachers or teacher aides
  • Unqualified and have experience working with Children
  • Available 2-5 days each week
  • Great communicators and keen for work
  • Willing to travel reasonable distances
  • Professional, turn up on time and do great work each day
  • Ready to receive client feedback and improve and learn
  • Experienced in education environments in New Zealand
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand (work visa)

Enjoy Talk Incentives

  • The best pay rates
  • Flexible days and hours - you choose
  • *Refer a qualified and registered friend and get $100 each
  • *Refer a unqualified friend and get $50 each
  • *Guaranteed work scheme
  • Access to free and paid Professional Development workshops
    *conditions apply
Become a talk reliever
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Employers looking for staff?

Can't find great staff, can't find qualified or awesome unqualified teachers for your centre? We take the hassle out of finding relief staff with our quick TXT system, on-call consultants, an easy to use app and a talented team of recruiters, who are all educators, ready to help.

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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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Check out the jobs on the Talk job board and apply for roles that suit your needs, from temp jobs by location to permanent roles across New Zealand. Can't find your ideal job, then get in touch with the Talk team to discuss what you are looking for and we will help you find that perfect role.

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