Centre Advisor - Hamilton Area


The Centre Advisor supports centres by

  • providing advice and support;
  • role modelling and encouraging implementation of Playcentre philosophy and good practice in centres;
  • leading preparation for Ministry or Education Review Office visits;
  • ensuring 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:

Saturday 7th August 2021


Hamilton area


Two x 15 hours per week roles – mainly 9am to 12pm Monday to Friday, with hour variations required to attend team meetings. 

(Would consider these hours being worked over a four-day week 9am to 12.45pm Monday to Thursday, with hour variations).

To be successful in the role you will bring:

  • excellent relationship management skills – proven ability to interact effectively and confidently with a range of stakeholders
  • knowledge of Early Childhood Education legislation, licensing requirements and curriculum
  • an understanding of te ao Māori, including an appreciation of matauranga Māori, tikanga Māori and te reo Māori.
  • an understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how they relate to Playcentre
  • experience and/or knowledge of Playcentre
  • well-developed influencing skills which support achievement of effective outcomes
  • proficiency in keyboard skills and experience with Microsoft Office
  • intelligence, an inquisitive mind, a can-do attitude and a good sense of humour
  • accuracy and attention to detail as well as the ability to see the whole
  • flexibility and the ability to  deal with issues as they arise
  • an ease of being in a leadership role with honesty, discretion, sensitivity, self-discipline and resilience
  • sound judgement, a great work ethic and ability to work independently

Apply to:

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

Closing Date:

Saturday 7th August 2021