Lower North Island Region – Facilitator/Reliever/Session/Space/ESW

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Taranaki, Whanganui, Kāpiti, Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa

The Lower North Island Region is searching for fabulous people to work on General mixed age sessions and/or as Space facilitators with parents and infants, and/or as relievers for both. From time to time there is opportunity at short notice to be an Educational Support Worker (ESW) for an individual child.

Please click here for the Expression of Interest Form

Closing date: Friday 16th April 2021

Playcentre Aotearoa is an organisation that is committed to their mission of Whānau Tupu Ngātahi – Families growing together.

Playcentre is a Whānau cooperative Early Childhood Education option for families choosing to be involved with their child or children’s preschool education.

We are wanting to grow our teams across the region as we head into 2021, starting from 1st February 2021.

Space is an amazing programme that gives new parents that “village” they need to help raise their baby. Many Space members move on to become Playcentre families. Please visit the Playcentre website for more information: https://www.playcentre.org.nz/future-members/space-at-playcentre/ 

As a Programme Facilitator you and your Co-Facilitator will help parents and their babies connect with other new parents, while exploring parenting, children’s development and most importantly play. There is opportunity to create a part time employment package amongst these roles that fits within school hours.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will:

  • have Playcentre Course 3 or above or hold an ECE degree or diploma
  • hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete (paid for by Playcentre Aotearoa)
  • have knowledge and interest in Te Whāriki
  • have knowledge and passion for working with families and new babies
  • be prepared to facilitate at multiple locations
  • For Space: be prepared to complete the Space NZ Facilitators training (paid for by Playcentre Aotearoa)
  • For Space: be a fantastic communicator with confidence speaking within a group.

To apply:

lease click here 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 16th April 2021