dollar signThis 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. 

 

Kindergarten funding rates (for kindergartens licensed as all-day services and owned by a kindergarten association that the Ministry of Education has a special relationship with)

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCL. GST)

RATES FROM 1/7/2019                      

RATES FROM 1/1/2020

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

80%+ certificated teachers

$13.48

$7.51

$13.71

$7.64

50-79% certificated teachers

$12.19

$6.46

$12.40

$6.57

25-49% certificated teachers

$9.79

$5.13

$9.96

$5.22

0-24% certificated teachers

$8.33

$4.23

$8.48

$4.30

 

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCLUDING GST)

RATES FROM 1/7/2020

RATES FROM 1//7/2021

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

80%+ certificated teachers

$14.38

$8.01

$14.76

$8.22

50-79% certificated teachers

$13.00

$6.89

$13.34

$7.07

25-49% certificated teachers

$10.45

$5.47

$10.72

$5.61

0-24% certificated teachers

$8.89

$4.51

$9.12

$4.63

 

All other teacher-led centres (kindergartens, preschools, montessori centres, language nests licensed as all-day education and care centres)

$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCL. GST)

RATES FROM 1/1/2019

RATES FROM 1/1/2020

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

80%+ certificated teachers

$12.31

$6.81

$12.53

$6.93

50-79% certificated teachers

$11.15

$5.87

$11.35

$5.98

25-49% certificated teachers

$9.00

$4.68

$9.16

$4.76

0-24% certificated teachers

$7.69

$3.89

$7.83

$3.96

 

Homebased Teacher-Led ECE Service funding rates

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

TEACHER-LED HOMEBASED SERVICES 
$ PER FUNDED CHILD HOUR (INCL. GST)

RATES FROM 1/1/2019

RATES FROM 1/1/2020

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Quality

$8.44

$4.52

$8.59

$4.60

Standard

$7.28

$3.94

$7.28

$3.94

 

Te Kōhanga Reo funding rates

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 (INCL.  GST)

RATES FROM 1/7/2019

RATES FROM 1/1/2020

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Quality

$111.29

$6.82

$11.45

$6.90

Standard

$10.17

$6.27

$10.31

$6.34

 

Playcentre funding rates

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 (INC.  GST)

RATES FROM 1/1/2019

RATES FROM 1/1/2020

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Under 2 years

2 years and older

Quality

$8.98

$4.51

$9.14

$4.59

Standard

$7.86

$3.96

$8.00

$4.03

 

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