Become an Educator


Become Part of the Papa Kāinga Team

As a home based educator we will provide you with:


Guidance and support by a qualified Early Childhood Teacher

Nursery Equipment

buggy’s, strollers, cots and high chairs are all provided for your use

Toy Library

You will have access to a wide range of toys from our own Toy Library

Monthly resources

Monthly resources for you to keep — these vary and may include paint, beads, craft items, books, blocks, plants, puzzles, games and balls

Competitive hourly rates

We pay very competitive hourly rates and un-like many of our competitors, do all the invoicing, billing and administration for you

Professional development

We supply regular professional development and team building opportunities for all of our educators. Our educators are all offered opportunities to further their careers through study

What our Educators say

It's fun, challenging, interesting and very rewarding.

Claire Scherp Educator

About Papa Kāinga

Papa Kāinga has been derived from a passion, of working with and alongside children. It is this passion that drives us to provide educational experiences in a rich learning environment.

Because we are a small company, locally owned and operated, we are very hands on and are able to ensure our own personal touch for the children, whanau and educators.

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Papa Kāinga Ltd
13 Hartley Road
Clyde, 9330
P: 027 526 4259