Relief teaching (supply/substitute) can be the perfect way to get work/life balance – but why should you choose ep.education over one of the other options out there? Here Maddie Cole from our Temporary Recruitment Team outlines the top 5 reasons to relief teach with ep.education:
Reason 1: We Understand Teaching Better Than Anyone
Many of us at EP have been teachers in New Zealand ourselves. Having worked in the sector, we know what it is like to be on the floor and in the classroom day-to-day. This means we are well-equipped to answer your questions and relate to your own teaching experiences. We are also able to offer guidance and advice if you need it, especially if you are new to teaching in New Zealand!
Reason 2: We Value Our Relationships With Our Teachers
We want to get to know you so we can help you better! One of the ways we build relationships with you is by contacting you directly for relief work instead of using an app. This opens up more opportunities for conversation so you can get to know us and we can get to know you. This way you can feel more comfortable reaching out to us whenever you need - plus we love building relationships with our teachers!
Reason 3: We Want to Ensure You Love Your Work
By having a good relationship with you, we get to understand your background, passions and past experiences. Knowing more about you means we can send you to centres and schools that fit you best. This means you always enjoy the work you do for us by going to the places that you love, and lets you thrive and grow!
Reason 4: We Can Do ALL of the Behind-The-Scenes for You
One of the best things about relief is that you can leave at the end of the day without taking any responsibilities with you. At ep.education, we take this one step further. If we can take anything off your plate, we will. Running late? Calling in sick? A problem at a centre? We can help sort it for you.
Reason 5: We Can Offer Support with Everything
While you are with ep.education, we are happy to support you with anything – and we mean anything! We can give you advice on how to get your teacher registration or liaise with a school if you are running late, but we are also happy to chat about the best places for lunch in the area! From the moment you sign up with us, we are there to support you with everything – from onboarding paperwork, professional development, your transition to NZ, daily relief needs and possibly placing you into a long-term position. Even if you move on to another role or to a different country, we love to hear how you are doing and what direction life has taken you in!
These are just some of the reasons why you should consider doing relief work through ep.education. If you're ready to take the first step, fill out our quick form to register your interest by clicking the button below or by clicking here. We can't wait to support you on your teaching journey!
ECE Recruitment Consultant for ep.education's Temporary Recruitment team and qualified ECE teacher