Vacancies

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Session Facilitator – Titahi Bay Playcentre (Fixed Term)

Wellington

Titahi Bay Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme. 

Closing date: 10 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Murchison Playcentre

Tasman

Murchison Playcentre are seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our rural centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.

Closing date: 15 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Māpua Playcentre

Nelson

Māpua Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support parents in planning and assessment for learning, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 15 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Karori Playcentre (Fixed)

Wellington

Karori Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support parents in planning and assessment for learning, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Tikokino Playcentre

Hawkes Bay

Tikokino Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.  You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Woodville

Manawatu - Whanganui

Woodville Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Miramar Playcentre

Wellington

Miramar Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced Playcentre Community for two sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Hunterville Playcentre (Fixed term)

Lower North Island

Hunterville Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with a spacious outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support the writing of learning stories, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Taihape Playcentre

Rangitikei

Taihape Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for three sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Normandale Playcentre

Wellington

Normandale Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Oxford Playcentre

Canterbury

Oxford Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme. You will be a leader who encourages others to thrive; you will model Playcentre philosophy and good practice while supporting whānau to gain confidence to have a go themselves.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Marketing and Communications Manager

Wellington

We are looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager to join the Senior Leadership Team at the National Service Centre in Wellington.

Closing date: 30 June 2022

Centre Advisor – Canterbury

Canterbury

Playcentre Aotearoa are on the hunt for an effective communicator with a passion for Early Childhood Education.

The Centre Advisor provides advice and support to our centres. They are the link between centres and Regional management, ensuring Statutory regulations are met and the needs of our whānau and tamariki are addressed.

The Centre Advisor supports centres by:

  • Providing advice and support to Playcentres in the Canterbury Area (including Banks Peninsula). 
  • Role modelling and encouraging implementation of Playcentre philosophy and good practice in centres
  • Leading preparation for Ministry or Education Review Office visits
  • Ensuring that day to day actions are carried out to support compliance with Statutory requirements
  • Promoting the health of each centre
  • Managing centre-based employees
  • Liaising with the Regional Office and the Centre

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Redwood Playcentre

Canterbury

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the following websites for more information https://parentingplace.nz/courses/space and https://www.playcentre.org.nz/whatwedo/space-at-playcentre/

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Katikati

Bay of Plenty

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme. 

Closing date: 14 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Hinuera Playcentre

Waikato

Hinuera Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date:  4 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Tirau Playcentre

Waikato

Tirau Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Manawaru Playcentre

Waikato

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our rural centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre, and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Dinsdale Playcentre (Fixed term)

Waikato

Dinsdale Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for embracing and promoting Te Ao Māori. You will work alongside our whanau to guide and inspire session activities, increase use of Te Reo Māori and further develop the cultural capabilities within our Centre. We value play as meaningful learning. We value and support child-initiated play to help foster a passion for discovery, creativity, and learning. We use a positive guidance approach. Honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi is important to our Centre.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Pio Pio Playcentre

Waikato

Pio Pio Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Aria Playcentre (Fixed term)

Waitomo District

Aria Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Te Aroha Playcentre (Fixed Term)

Waikato

Te Aroha Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Paeroa Playcentre – Fixed Term

Waikato

Paeroa Playcentre are looking for a  Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.  This role is fixed term until6 April 2023.

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for 2 sessions per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term time. 

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Turua Playcentre (Fixed Term)

Waikato

Turua Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Waipu Playcentre

Northland

Waipu Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme. You will be a leader who encourages others to thrive; you will model Playcentre philosophy and good practice while supporting whānau to gain confidence to have a go themselves. 

Closing date: 11 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Hamner Springs Playcentre

Canterbury

Hamner Springs Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 11 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Havelock North Playcentre

Hawkes Bay

Havelock North Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 1 July 2022

Session Support Worker– West Auckland Area

Auckland

Playcentre are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.  

You will assist whānau on session to ensure children have a positive experience by helping to provide a supportive, caring and educational environment that invites participation of children and their whānau. You will be someone with a positive outlook on life who enjoys stimulating the imagination of children through interaction, expression and communication.   

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Session Facilitator – West Auckland Area

Auckland

Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community in the West Auckland Area. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme. You will be a leader who encourages others to thrive; you will model Playcentre philosophy and good practice while supporting whānau to gain confidence to have a go themselves.

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Session Facilitator – North Shore Area

Auckland

Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community in the North Shore Area. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme. You will be a leader who encourages others to thrive; you will model Playcentre philosophy and good practice while supporting whānau to gain confidence to have a go themselves.

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Session Support Worker– North Shore Area

Auckland

Playcentre are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.  

You will assist whānau on session to ensure children have a positive experience by helping to provide a supportive, caring and educational environment that invites participation of children and their whānau. You will be someone with a positive outlook on life who enjoys stimulating the imagination of children through interaction, expression and communication.   

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Nawton Family Playcentre

Waikato

Central North Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the following websites for more information https://parentingplace.nz/courses/space and https://www.playcentre.org.nz/whatwedo/space-at-playcentre/

Closing date: 17 June 2022

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Motueka Playcentre

Tasman

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 17 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Pongakawa Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Makarewa Playcentre

Southland

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our rural centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre, and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Mosgiel Playcentre

Otago

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our rural centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre, and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: 10 June 2022 

Session Support Worker– Newmarket Playcentre

Auckland

We are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.
You will assist parents/ caregivers and whānau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as Kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, all the while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Closing date: Open until the position is filled. Review of applications will happen as we receive them. 

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Richmond Playcentre

Upper South Island

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 3 June 2022

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Enner Glynn Playcentre – Fixed Term

Nelson

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Programme Facilitators – West Auckland Area

Auckland

Playcentre are searching for motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitators to join our team.

As a Programme Facilitator (Space) you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly play.

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the Space NZ website for more information on Space https://www.space.org.nz/

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Te Puke Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

Central North Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 3 June 2022

Session Facilitator and Session Support Worker – Atawhai Playcentre (Fixed)

Nelson

Atawhai Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support parents in planning and assessment for learning, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 13 June 2022

Big Kids Facilitator – Otaua Aka Aka Playcentre

Auckland

Otaua Aka Aka Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Big Kids Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme. 

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Freemans Bay Playcentre

Auckland

Freemans Bay Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.  You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 27 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Waihi Beach Playcentre (Fixed-term)

Bay of Plenty

Waihi Beach Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two sessions per week, on a fixed-term basis. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 3 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Wairaka Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 6 June 2022

Permanent position

Session Facilitator – Otautau Playcentre

Southland

Otautau Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 12 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Welcome Bay Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

Welcome Bay are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 27 May 2022

Big Kids Facilitator – Birkenhead Playcentre

Auckland

Birkenhead Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Big Kids Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme. 

Closing date: 27 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Papatoetoe and Mangere Bridge Playcentre

Auckland

Papatoetoe and Mangere Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.  You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Session Support Worker – Newmarket Playcentre

Auckland

We are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.
You will assist parents/ caregivers and whānau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as Kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, all the while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Closing date: Until the position is filled

 

Session Facilitator – Parklands Playcentre

Canterbury

Parklands Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support parents in planning and assessment for learning, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 28 May 2022

Centre Advisor

Central North Island

Playcentre Aotearoa are on the hunt for an effective communicator with a passion for Early Childhood Education. The Centre Advisor provides advice and support to our centres. They are the link between centres and Regional management, ensuring statutory regulations are met and the needs of our whānau and tamariki are addressed.

The Centre Advisor supports centres by:

  • Providing advice and support to Playcentre’s in the Eastern Bay of Plenty area
  • Role modelling and encouraging implementation of Playcentre philosophy and good practice in centres.
  • Leading preparation for Ministry or Education Review Office visits.
  • Ensuring that day to day actions are carried out to support compliance with Statutory requirements.
  • Promoting the health of each centre.
  • Managing centre-based employees.
  • Liaising with the Regional Office and the Centre

Closing date: Open until position is filled

Education Support Worker – Onehunga Playcentre (Fixed term)

Auckland

Onehunga Playcentre are seeking an excellent communicator and team player to work closely with families to provide support to tamariki with additional learning needs by maximising learning outcomes and promote social inclusion. 

Closing date: 8 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Spring Creek Playcentre

Marlborough

Spring Creek Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support parents in planning and assessment for learning, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 27 April 2022

Session Facilitator – Wainuiomata Playcentre

Wellington

Wainuiomata Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 June 2022

 

Session Facilitator – Oakura Playcentre (Fixed Term)

Taranaki

Oakura Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with an outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support the writing of learning stories, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 25 April 2022

Programme Facilitator – Enner Glynn Playcentre

Nelson
  • Are you passionate about parenting & children’s development?
  • Could you support parents with building relationships with babies and their whānau?

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team who will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 13 April 2022

Session Facilitator – Timaru Region – Upper South Island

Upper South Island

Upper South Island are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to do casual work. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: Friday 8 April 2022

Programme Facilitator – Dunedin Area

Otago

Lower South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.

As a Programme Facilitator you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly play.

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the Space NZ website for more information on Space https://www.space.org.nz/

Closing date: 30 June 2022

Programme Facilitator – Enner Glynn Playcentre

Nelson
  • Are you passionate about parenting & children’s development?
  • Could you support parents with building relationships with babies and their whānau?

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team who will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 8 April 2022

Programme Facilitator – Lower North Island

Lower North Island

Playcentre are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic permanent Programme Facilitator to join our team.

As a Programme Facilitator (Space) you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly play. Space facilitator contracts are fixed term for the length of each programme.

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the Space NZ website for more information on Space https://www.space.org.nz/

Closing date: 14 April 2022

Session Facilitator – Spring Creek Playcentre

Marlborough

Spring Creek Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: Open until position is filled

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Victory Playcentre (Fixed term)

Tasman

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date: 13 April 2022

Session Support Worker – Pongakawa Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

Pongakawa Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Support Worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for various sessions of the week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: As soon as possible

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Motueka Playcentre (Fixed term)

Tasman

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

As a Programme Facilitator, you and your co-facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly, play. 

Closing date:  15 April 2022

Session Facilitator – Tawa-Linden Playcentre (Fixed term)

Wellington

Tawa-Linden Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for facilitating child led play.  We are a well-resourced centre with a spacious outdoor area for active play and exploration.  You will work alongside our Centre whānau to guide and inspire session activities, promote positive guidance, increase use of Te Reo Māori, support the writing of learning stories, promote the Playcentre Education while supporting whānau with exploring their light bulb moments. We are all about mentoring and supporting parents/whānau /members/tamariki as they explore and learn with their children during these very special years.

Closing date: 28 February 2022

Session Support Worker – Wider Auckland Region (including Te Kauwhata to Warkworth)

Auckland

Auckland Playcentres are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Support Worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for various sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance.

Closing date: Open until role is filled

Session Support Worker – Dargaville and Mamaranui Playcentres

Northland

Dargaville and Mamaranui Playcentres are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Support Workers to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for various sessions of the week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: Review of applications will begin as soon as possible until position is filled

Session Facilitator – Tokoroa Playcentre

Waikato

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre, and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: Until position is filled

Session Support Worker – Omokoroa Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

We are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.
You will assist parents/ caregivers and whānau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as Kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, all the while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Closing date: 7 March 2022

Session Support Worker – Whangamata Playcentre

The Coromandel

Whangamata Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Support Worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 10 June 2022

Session Facilitator – Casual Reliever Selwyn Area

Canterbury

Purpose of the Position

To assist parents and caregivers on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, ensuring parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, that their play learning and development is enhanced, as well as role modelling Playcentre Philosophy and current practices. To help centre members understand the key components of excellent practice at Playcentre, and how each person can contribute to this. To foster a whānau-led culture and support emergent leadership, by helping centre members gain knowledge and understanding, and increase confidence in centre members to take on more and more of running sessions themselves.

Open until the position is filled

Session Facilitator – Akaroa Playcentre

Canterbury

Akaroa Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.  

Closing date: Open until the position is filled.

Are you thinking that one day you will return to full-on paid work? Do you shudder to think that you’ve gone rusty, lost your edge, lack any workplace skills and that employers will think you’re ‘Just a Mum/Dad’?

Playcentre offers us a wealth of ways to help bridge this transition. We can increase/ maintain our employability by gaining/ maintaining skills from being on team, holding a specific role and undertaking adult education.