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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.

Price Promise
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.

Employers - Looking for staff?

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

As a team of educators we are passionate about changing the future of relief teaching in New Zealand - with the highest quality relief team, an in-depth induction process and an health and safety course for all of our educators.

Relief staff when you need them

We make accessing relief staff easy via texting 3911 or using our TalkSling app. We don't just rely on technology, we have a local Area Manager and consultants in each location to support our clients to make sure you get the best staffing results.

Our relief staff are:
  • Fully compliant and meet all MOE and MOH requirements
  • All relievers have done a basic health and safety course
  • All relievers have constant access to professional development and training
  • 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 for feedback to improve and learn
  • Experienced in education environments in New Zealand
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand (work visa)

Our relief teams are local, ready to travel and ready to make an impact at your centre.

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Access Temporary Staff

Our local consultants will help you with all your temporary staff requirements.  We have dedicated consultants ready to fill your shifts.​ Access fully compliant temporary workers when you need them via phone, SMS or App, you can now make sure you are covered for the day.


How it Works

Get in Touch.

You can contact the team by phone, SMS or use our App, we provide a pesonal service how you want it, so we can then supply staff as you need them.

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Start booking and managing temps

When you need a temp, just get in touch, we then work on your shift to get it filled quickly, we communicate with you throughout the process to make sure you stay fully informed.

Fully compliant agency temps when you need them

All talk temps are fully compliant and ready for work. Our Talk team of temps pride themselves on great work.

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“Thanks Talk, it’s really reassuring to have you there supporting us offering a personal service alongside great technology.  The quality of temps you are providing is excellent.”


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“It’s so easy to book a temp with talk, you respond quickly and we know in seconds our shifts are filled!”

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