Education Lead

All Regions

Playcentre Aotearoa are seeking an Education Lead to oversee and lead the Playcentre Education team and programme.  Playcentre Education currently offers the Level 4 NZ Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care to parents and caregivers of tamariki enrolled in Playcentre sessions.  This role involves ensuring the academic integrity of the qualification as well creating and maintaining systems to ensure a high quality programme and ākonga (student) experience. 

Closing date:

 Monday 2nd August 2021 – 9am


Place of work

Based at the National Service Centre (Mana), a Regional Office or from home with occasional travel to the NSC or Regional Office as required.

Term and hours

Permanent position. Approximately 32 hours per week, hours negotiable.

Skills and experience

 The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of pedagogy in early learning within a NZ context, as well as significant adult teaching experience within the ECE sector.  A qualification in adult education as well experience in facilitation, assessment, programme review and/or moderation is essential, as is a Level 5+ ECE qualification (Level 7+ preferred.)  Fluency in or willingness to work towards fluency in Te Reo Māori is a must.

We are looking for

  • Confidence in IT systems and Microsoft Suite;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Team players who work well collaboratively;
  • Current Early Childhood Education or Playcentre experience or knowledge.

Enquiries, or to apply

 For more information, or to apply with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact Human Resources: [email protected] with “Ed Lead” in the subject line.

Closing date:

 Monday 2nd August 2021 – 9am