Become an educator

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Becoming an early childhood teacher

Great early childhood education (ECE) begins with a great teacher – Happy Tots is always looking for passionate, talented, genuine preschool teachers to help deliver loving, stimulating and fun education to young children.

Become an educator with Happy Tots

Becoming an early childhood teacher with Happy Tots is a rewarding and exciting career. We will provide full training and early childhood resources, as well as on-going support to educators.

Part of the Happy Tots team

You will be assigned a Happy Tots coordinator, who will guide and support you with your preschool teaching and help with any issues that may arise.

We partner with a leading New Zealand family coach to offer regular presentations and training to our preschool teachers, to grow your skills and personal development.

First Aid Courses

Every Happy Tots Educator needs to complete a first aid course, specifically designed for preschool children. We want you and your children to be safe and protected at all times. Happy Tots will provide free First Aid Training for all Happy Tots Educators.

Be part of the Happy Tots Community

As a Happy Tots Educator you will become a part of something special – a close team of passionate teachers who love children and value early education as a specific goal to achieving the best from all New Zealand children.

Be part of the Parent Advisory Committee

A great system for encouraging parents and teachers to regularly participate in early childhood education programme planning, activities and policy review – we love every teacher’s involvement at Happy Tots.

Express an interest in becoming an Educator