Phone: 0800 777 688


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We are searching for amazing people who want to work as home based childcare Educators.  With Sprouts, they will learn how to educate and care for infants in a home-based setting.

Kick start a rewarding career and support your community by helping working parents to keep their young Tamariki safe and engaged in learning. 

Get Qualified With Sprouts In-Home Childcare

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We support our Educators to get qualified with a New Zealand Certificate in Early Chilldhood Education & Care (Level 4)

Learn for free with Sprouts In-Home Childcare, ask us about our study grants and kick start your childcare career today! 


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Happy home educated children


You will be supporting your local parent community who need a nuturing safe environment for their children. 

You can choose how many children you care for up to a maximum of 4 under the age of six (including your own), and the hours you work.  

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Nurturing care with in home childcare


Sprouts In-Home Childcare focuses on providing a learning environment that is nurturing and educational.  We provide full training and all the equipment you will need to get started. 

We provide guidance throughout the stages of being an educator, from initially signing up, meeting families, and then the education of children in your care. Our coordinators are fully trained, and are able to provide individual support and resources for you and your learning environment.


We pay for your training, first aid, all your educational resources, nursery equipment, provide music groups, gym sessions, trips into the community, and cash incentives for bringing on new children and other new educators. (Lockdown restrictions apply for each COVID-19 Level)

Our package also includes pay allowances for days you cannot work!

We are confident that once you learn more how we support you to be an amazing educator, you won't want to miss the opportunity to join the Sprouts-In Home childcare team. 

Childcare For A Maori Baby


ECE Free care

20 ECE Free Hours

Get paid while offering free childcare to friends or family*

WINZ subsidies

WINZ Subsidies

Offer reduced rates for working parents through WINZ*

Childcare transport options

Transport Help

Offer transport options & flexible hours that work for you and parents

*WINZ Criteria Applies

Napier & Hastings Office

2b Wilding Avenue,
Marewa, Napier 4110
0800 777 688

Central Hawkes Bay & Dannevirke Office

13 Russell Street,
Waipukurau 4414
0800 777 688