Smiling childrenThis subsidy is paid to ECE services for each child up to 30 hours, with the following exception:  Services with children on the higher 20 Hours ECE subsidy who are enrolled for more than 20 hours a week at any service can only claim up to 10 hours of this subsidy.

Services continue to receive funding for a child who is absent up to a maximum of 3 weeks.

Services that receive this subsidy for a child can also charge parents/families a fee.

 

Teacher-led Centres – All-day services

Teacher-led centres include all education and care centres (including kindergartens and preschools) and services on a notional roll, such as hospital-based.  

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCL. GST)

All-day licensed teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 1 Funding
FROM 1 JULY 2021 1

Kindergarten Associations

FROM 1 JULY 2021

 

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

100% teachers

$13.62

$7.98

$15.57

$9.12

80-99% teachers

$13.04

$7.21

$14.99

$8.35

50-79% teachers

$11.81

$6.23

$13.55

$7.18

25-49% teachers

$9.53

$4.96

$10.89

$5.70

0-24% teachers

$8.15

$4.12

$9.26

$4.70

  

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCL. GST)

All-day licensed teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 1 Funding
FROM 1 JANUARY 20221

All-day licensed teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 2 Funding
FROM 1 JANUARY 20222

Kindergarten Associations

FROM 1 JANUARY 2022

  

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

100% teachers

$13.78

$8.08

$14.13

$8.29

$15.76

$9.23

80-99% teachers

$13.20

$7.30

$13.54

$7.49

$15.17

$8.45

50-79% teachers

$11.95

$6.30

$12.25

$6.46

$13.71

$7.27

25-49% teachers

$9.64

$5.02

$9.88

$5.15

$11.02

$5.77

0-24% teachers

$8.25

$4.17

$8.46

$4.28

$9.37

$4.76

RATE 1 OPTION - services are required to pay all qualified teachers with a practising certificate at least $24.69 hour. Should a service not do this it drops to a lower funding band regardless of what percentage of qualified teachers it has. 

2  RATE 2 OPTION - from 1 January 2022 to be eligible for this funding rate a centre must pay all its qualified teachers with a practising certificate at least $24.69 hour (Step 1 – 1st year teacher) progressing to $31.62 hour (which is pay Step 6 - for a 6th year teacher who does not have higher qualifications. Teachers with a Masters degree need only 1 year experience to reach the top pay step).  

 

Sessional-licensed teacher-led centres  

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

Sessional teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 1 Funding

FROM 1 JULY 2021 1

Kindergarten Associations

FROM 1 JULY 2021 

 

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

100% teachers

$12.48

$6.20

$15.88

$7.97

80 - 99% teachers

$11.60

$5.26

 

50-79% teachers

$10.54

$4.70

25-49% teachers

$8.59

$4.04

0-24% teachers

$7.49

$3.64

 

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

Sessional teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 1 Funding
FROM 1 JANUARY 2022 1

Sessional teacher-led centres not owned by Kindergarten Assn
OPTION 2 Funding
FROM 1 JANUARY 2022 2

Kindergarten Associations

FROM 1 JANUARY 2022 

 

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

100% teachers

$12.63

$6.27

$12.95

$6.43

$16.07

$8.07

80-99% teachers

$11.74

$5.32

$12.04

$5.46

 

50-79% teachers

$10.67

$4.76

$10.94

$4.88

25-49% teachers

$8.69

$4.09

$8.91

$4.19

0-24% teachers

$7.53

$3.68

$7.77

$3.77

RATE 1 OPTION - services are required to pay all qualified teachers with a practising certificate at least $24.69 hour. Should a service not do this it drops to a lower funding band regardless of what percentage of qualified teachers it has. 

2  RATE 2 OPTION - from 1 January 2022 to be eligible for this funding rate a centre must pay all its qualified teachers with a practising certificate at least $24.69 hour (Step 1 – 1st year teacher) progressing to $31.62 hour (which is pay Step 6 - for a 6th year teacher who does not have higher qualifications. Teachers with a Masters degree need only 1 year experience to reach the top pay step).  

 

 

Homebased Teacher-Led ECE Service funding

Home-based services are required to employ a person responsible/ co-ordinator for every 50 children who is qualified and holds a current practising certificate.  A service licenced for 51 children must have 2 qualified and certificated teachers.  

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

FROM 1 JANUARY 2021

FROM 1 JANUARY 2022

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

Quality

$9.05

$4.85

$9.16

$4.91

Standard

$7.28

$3.94

$7.28

$3.94

 

Te Kōhanga Reo funding

To support teachers, the Trust advocates for Te Tohu Tino Rangatiratanga Whakapakari o Te Kōhanga Reo - a Level 7 qualification delivered in te reo - to be recognised as a qualification accepted by the Teaching Council for graduates to register and gain a practising certificate. The majority of staff in Kōhanga Reo are currently undertaking a Kōhanga Reo course or hold some type of Kōhanga Reo approved course qualification.

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

FROM 1 JANUARY 2021

FROM 1 JANUARY 2022

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

Quality

$13.24

$8.62

$13.40

$8.72

Standard

$12.08

$8.05

$12.22

$8.15

 

Playcentre funding

All Playcentres are required to have a person responsible and that person may hold a Level 4 early childhood qualification on the NZQA framework or a teaching diploma or degree and a practising certificate

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

FROM 1 JANUARY 2021

FROM 1 JANUARY 2022

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

UNDER 2

2 AND OVER

Quality

$9.84

$4.94

$9.96

$5.00

Standard

$8.61

$4.33

$8.71

$4.38