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

Applications close:

21st May 2021


Hamilton area


30 hours per week – 8.30am to 3.00pm including 30-minute unpaid meal break 

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:

Kaye Connolly ([email protected])

Closing Date:

21st May 2021