Education Lead


We are looking for a national Education Lead to manage Playcentre Education, the registered PTE of Playcentre Aotearoa. This person will supervise and support tutors in order to ensure effective teaching and great outcomes for our adult students. They will champion Playcentre Education and our philosophy within our organisation.

Please click for the  Expression of Interest Form

Closing date: Friday 15th January 2021

About the role 

We are looking for a skilled adult educator and confident leader who is motivated to lead  high-quality delivery of  the Playcentre Education NZQA approved programme for the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) and to ensure consistent student achievement and programmes and systems meet all Statutory requirements.


National Service Centre, Mana, Porirua


40 hours per week

52 weeks per year

Skills and experience 

The ideal candidates will have a qualification in a tertiary teaching environment. They will have great relationship, influencing, and time management skills, and a can-do attitude. They will have a comprehensive knowledge of Early Childhood Education and experience in the education of adults within the tertiary sector.  They will model good practise and display a passion for and in depth understanding of Playcentre philosophy.         

Desirable skills and experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Confidence and experience in a leadership role
  • A knowledge of Playcentre and our philosophy
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education practice and theory and an ECE qualification above Level 5
  • Tertiary qualification and/or significant tertiary teaching experience is highly desirable.

To apply

Please click for the  Expression of Interest Form

Please email your Expression of Interest form to [email protected] and include the position(s) you are applying for in the subject line

Closing date

Friday 15th January 2021