Big Kids Facilitator – Otorohanga Playcentre - Permanent


Purpose of the Position: 

 To plan and run big kids sessions, ensuring sessions run smoothly and children (aged between 3 and 6 years old), have their needs catered for. This position is to focus on ensuring big kids sessions are run safely, and to extend what is covered in these sessions, to better cater to older preschool children. 

Closing date: Open until position is filled.


Otorohanga Playcentre – located at 40 Te Kawa Street, Otorohanga


This position is Permanent.

1 Session per week, Friday 9.30am – 1pm (3.5 hours per week, 0.5 of which is non-contact).

During Term time only. Start date immediate from 30 July 2021.

Possibility for up to 1 hour mileage compensation available.

The Ideal Candidate will: 

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or higher Early Childhood Education qualification.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete this.

Desirable skills and experience will include: (Pick around 5) 

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all ages;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whariki;
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whanau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

Closing date:

Open until position is filled.

How to apply:

For further information or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected]   Please include “CNI BK Oto” in the subject line.