Vacancies

“I have sometimes told people … that Playcentre is responsible for my glorious career”- Dame Catherine Tizard, NZ’s first woman Governor-General

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Session Facilitator – Belfast Playcentre

Canterbury

Belfast 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: 7 October 2022

Session Facilitator – Richmond Playcentre

Nelson

Richmond 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: 14 October 2022

Session Facilitator – Kaniere Playcentre

West Coast

Kaniere 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: 31 October 2022

Session Facilitator – Pirongia Playcentre (Fixed-term)

Waikato

Pirongia Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community 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. 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 October 2022

Session Facilitator – Pleasant Point Playcentre

Canterbury

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Pleasant Point 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: 28 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Mt. Somers/ Staveley Playcentre

Canterbury

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Mt. Somers/ Staveley 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:  28 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Lower Hutt Playcentre

Wellington

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Lower Hutt 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: 30 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Tokoroa Playcentre

Waikato

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Tokoroa 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: 30 September 2022

Property Manager – Mid & Lower North Island Region

We have an available vacancy in an exciting role that allows you to travel the region!

We are looking for a knowledgeable professional with a flair for spotting detail to join our National Property Team. You will be the Team’s ‘eyes’ at the centres in the Lower half of the North Island, ensuring buildings are compliant, that policies and processes are being followed, managing property projects at Centres and providing property information to stakeholders. Join a supportive workplace with an excellent team culture and rewarding vision and help us support our Playcentre whānau on the path to success. 

Closing date: 5pm, 30 September 

Regional Funding Administrator – Lower South Island Region

Lower South Island

We are looking for an admin superstar with superb organisational and data management skills.

As a Regional Funding Administrator, you will be supporting a network of Playcentres to maximise funding, ensure compliance, manage enrolments, and complete administration in relation to discretionary situations, emergency closures and amendments to licenses.

Closing date: 30 November 2022

Session Facilitator – Balfour Playcentre

Southland

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: Open until the position is filled

Session Facilitator – Belmont Playcentre

Wellington

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.

Closing date: 30 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Taupō Family 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 facilitating child led play.
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: 30 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Maungaraki Playcentre

Wellington

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Closing date: 21 September 2022

Programme Facilitator – Motueka Playcentre

Tasman
  • 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: 15 September 2022

PLD Facilitator – NZ Wide

All Regions

We’re after passionate educators to inspire pedagogical knowledge and leadership within Te Whānau Tupu Ngātahi o Aotearoa.  The role includes working with Playcentre kaiako (whānau and employed staff) and may also include working with external organisations in the future.  Current programmes focus on implementing the objectives and priorities of the Statement of National Education and Learning Priorities, internal evaluation and strengthening pedagogical leadership.  These positions are an exciting opportunity to grow the scope of professional learning within Playcentre Aotearoa and in the wider education sector. 

Closing date: 9am, 12 September 2022

Kaihononga Māori – Upper North Island Region

Upper North Island

We’re looking for a kaiwhakaihuwaka Māori – a champion for te ao Māori, to provide advice to enact the strategic plan and support Playcentre with incorporating and embedding Te Ao Māori into its service.  Join a supportive workplace with an excellent team culture and rewarding vision and help us lead our Playcentre whānau to success in this unique and challenging role.

Closing date: 30 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Tākaka Playcentre

Tasman

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Closing date: 15 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Hororata Playcentre

Canterbury

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.

Closing date: 15 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Kaitaia Playcentre

Northland

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.

Closing date: 26 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Whitford Playcentre

Auckland

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Closing date: 16 September 2022  

Session Facilitator – Franklin Region

Franklin

A Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices and fostering whānau-led culture, supporting emerging leadership and supporting parents in gaining the skills and tools to become more confident in running sessions themselves.    

Closing date: 23 September 2022

Session Support Worker – Inglewood Playcentre (Fixed-term)

Taranaki

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: 17 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre (fixed term)

Canterbury

Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre. This role is to work alongside a permanent Session Facilitator to provide additional support to the sessions with a focus on supporting children’s learning and positive guidance. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play, 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: 2 September 2022

Centre Advisor – Canterbury region

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 supported.

Closing date: 30 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Martinborough Playcentre (Fixed-term)

Wairarapa

Martinborough Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session 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:

30 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Dinsdale Playcentre

Waikato

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our centre and support our older tamariki. Work alongside our members to guide session activities that are aimed towards our older tamariki within our centre, while also supporting our younger tamariki and parents on the same sessions.

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.

If you enjoy inspiring others and are interested in supporting our whānau and tamariki in this way, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: 9 September 2022

Programme Facilitator – Central North Island Region

Central North Island

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitators to join our team in the Central North Island region. You will assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Space Programme and work with babies and their whānau, ensuring participants are supported to build relationships with each other. 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, in a safe environment.

Closing date: 5 September 2022

Session Facilitator -Port Ohope Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

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: 29 September 2022

Session Facilitator – Huimai Playcentre

Central North Island

Huimai 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: 26 August 2022

Programme Facilitators – Canterbury Area

Canterbury

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: 6 September 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: Until position is filled

Session Facilitator – Te Puke 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: Until position is filled

 

Session Facilitator – Appleby Playcentre

Nelson

Appleby 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: 30 September 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 2022

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: 30 August 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: 30 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Tikokino Playcentre

Hawkes Bay

The Session Facilitator assists parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Tahuna Playcentre (Fixed-term)

Central North Island

Tahuna Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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:30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 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: 30 August 2022

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: 17 October 2022

Session Facilitator – The Key Playcentre

Southland

The Key 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: 17 October 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: 17 October 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: 26 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Wakatipu Playcentre

Otago

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: Applications are open until the position filled. Please note, we will begin interviewing appropriate applicants as we receive applications and will appoint to the role when we find the right person.

Programme Facilitator – Auckland Region

Auckland

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitators to join our team in the Auckland region. You will assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Space Programme and work with babies and their whānau, ensuring participants are supported to build relationships with each other. 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, in a safe environment.

Closing date: 27 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Methven Playcentre (fixed-term)

Canterbury

Methven Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre 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. 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: 10 August 2022

Session Facilitator – Normandale Playcentre

Wellington

Normandale 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:

30 September 2022

Programme Facilitator – Onepoto Playcentre

Auckland
  • 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: Open until position is filled. We will review applications as they are received.

Programme Facilitator (Space) – Richmond Playcentre

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. 

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: 15 July 2022

Session Facilitator – Kumeu Playcentre

Auckland

Kumeu Playcentre are seeking a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership and support to parent-led sessions. 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: 30 September 2022

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 – 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 – 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: 30 August 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: 31 August 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 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

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.