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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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Find work in ECE

Find permanent, relief, fixed term and long term relieving work in New Zealand early childhood centres.

I want daily relief work!

Talk works with early childhood centres across New Zealand to supply unqualified and qualified relievers. Choose the days you want to work, location and hours, we have plenty of centre options.

If you want 3-5 days a week of relief work or to make a career out of relief teaching then get in touch with the Talk team, we are here to help you get the relief work you want.
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I want a permanent job!

Talk works with ECE centres across New Zealand to supply qualified early childhood permanent staff to fill early childhood teacher roles, team leaders and centre manager positions.

If you are looking for a permanent role at a local centre then check create a teacher profile and resume on our new job board so you can view and apply for permanent jobs across New Zealand.
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Relief Teacher Checklist

We work with ECE relief teachers that are true professionals in what they do. Teachers that have high standards, are excellent communicators and are ready to work on the days they are available.

Make a career out of relief teaching and get the many benefits relief teaching provides. We help unqualified and qualified ECE teachers.

We work with teachers that:
  • Are available 3-5 days each week
    Have experience working with 0-5 year olds
  • Are willing to travel
  • Have experience working along side children in NZ
  • Have the right to work in New Zealand (work visa)

Helpful Tips

Education updates and helpful tips on job hunting and how to win your next role in early childhood.

Get the help you need to make a move in your ECE career. We will help you every step of the way.

Talk to a ECE recruitment professional and explore your options, you will be surprised at what helpful tips we have and the guidance we can provide.

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If you have questions or need help with anything, we would love to hear from you.

Our team of experienced ECE teachers and mangers are in the office ready to help you at any stage in your search for work. Keen to explore your options and plan your next career step in ECE, get in touch we are here to help.

We are specialists in ECE, we do know it "back to front" so get the benefit of years of experience when making career decisions.
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