Careers & opportunities

We are always interested in hearing from respectful, creative and enthusiastic ECE teachers who wish to join our teams at our homely centres in Wellington.

Are you interested in teaching with us?

Permanent and fixed term positions

Seeking qualified ECE teachers

We are currently seeking to fill:

  • A full time, permanent position at Childspace Northland.

Childspace is seeking passionate, peaceful and playful teachers who will uphold our excellent standards. If you are looking to be part of a dedicated and innovative organisation, with plenty of scope for career advancement, then you could be someone we wish to talk with.

This position is based in Wellington and is an opportunity to join our team of fifty teachers who work in four home-like, nature-based, respectful and creative spaces. Childspace values respectful relationships with tamariki, whānau and colleagues.

We are proud that we have 20% male kaiako at Childspace and we encourage and support male involvement in ECE.

Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within our community of learners are plentiful. Serious applicants need to have a strong commitment and dedication to our profession to fit with our team culture at Childspace.

We can only consider applications from people holding a recognised ECE teaching qualification and registered with the Teaching Council Aotearoa NZ, and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please send your CV and cover letter to our principal, Lauren Ryan [email protected]

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Interested in casual relief teaching with us?

Be part of our awesome organisation as a relief teacher! Childspace is currently looking for motivated, enthusiastic and fun loving people who are keen to relieve on a casual basis. Day to day casual work and some long term relief teaching opportunities available.

Qualified and unqualified, male and female applicants welcome. Please contact Lauren Ryan, Principal, +64 (04) 461 7081 or send your CV and cover letter to

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