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Wanting to kick start your career?‍

Thinking of a career in Education or already studying to become a teacher?‍ Working as a reliever teacher is a great way to kick start your career.

Get real life experience.

Working as a reliever you will be able to gain lots of real world experience in centres and schools. These skills will help you throughout your study. As an reliever, you will work in classrooms, helping qualified teachers care for children. You will have opportunities to build on your skills and knowledge every day you are in the classroom. This experience will boost your confidence and your opportunities once you are qualified and looking for a permanent role.

Establish and build relationships.

By working as an reliever, you will be able to establish and build relationships with teachers and education leaders in your local community. As an reliever, you will be able to spend time at lots of different education environments in your community. This is a great opportunity to check out centres and schools, establish and build relationships which will be beneficial for you when you are looking for a role.

Professional development.

As a reliever you will have access to free and discounted professional development opportunities. This professional development will help you gain and develop lots of knowledge and skills. 

Paid to gain experience

As a reliever you will be paid to gain experience. Not only will you build your knowledge and skills, you will gain experience that will boost your future job prospects..

Want to know more about becoming an unqualified relief teacher? Contact your local Area Manager, just visit the Talk team page on this site.

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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.