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  • Want to start your own business?

  • Would you like to stay at home with your child or grandchild while                        earning?

  • Do you love children and want a rewarding career change?

  • Already established an in-home childcare business and not happy with your        current Service Provider? 

As a Stepping Stones Educator  you work from home. You can set your own hours and set your own rates. We are here to support you, and this support is at no cost to you. You will be a self-employed contractor working under the umbrella and License of Stepping Stones In-home Childcare.


  • FREE BUSINESSS START UP KIT valued at $250
  • STEPPING STONES SUBSIDY - an additional hourly payment...more money to assist you in running your business
  • WINZ and OSCAR SUBSIDIESparents are able to access these subsidies and we offer 20 HOUR FREE ECE HOURS
  • FREE NZQA QUALIFICATION - The MOE has set a new requirement that Educators need to gain their qualification. We will  cover this cost.
  • FREE FIRST AID TRAINING - We help upskill you with first aid training and guess what … we pay for that as well. We will even throw in your first aid kit.
  • FREE OUTINGS throughout the year for all children enrolled with Stepping Stones
  • FREE ACCESS TO A TOY LIBRARY to extend your resources
  • FREE  ADMIN SUPPORT...we can look after your invoicing, collection of payments, regular payments to you and chasing of slow payers. 
  • FREE PLAYGROUPS that you get to attend with a special focus on nature, art and our community
  • MONTHLY ACTIVITY PACKS to keep things interesting, exciting and fun  
  • FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and ongoing training opportunities
  • MENTORING - You will have full access to a community of passionate people and mentored by a fully qualified ECE Teacher.