Morningside Playcentre – Big Kids Coordinator (Permanent)


Purpose of the position:

To plan and run Big Kids session, ensuring sessions run smoothly and children (aged between 3 and 6 years old), have their needs catered to. This position is to focus on ensuring big kid’s sessions are run safely, to extend play and develop children’s learning potential, and to better cater to older preschool children.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd July 2021


Morningside Playcentre, located at 1a School Road, Morningside, Auckland

Days and hours:

1 session per week: Tuesday 9.00am – 12.00pm (offsite session).            During School Term time only.

Start date:

Term 3 (Tuesday 27 July 2021)

Skills and experience required:

Hold a Course 3 Playcentre qualification or higher, or equivalent ECE qualification

  • A passion for working with children aged 3 – 6 years, and alongside parents and caregivers;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of Playcentre and its philosophy;
  • Knowledge and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Te Whāriki;
  • Great time management and communication skills;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;
  • Current First Aid Certificate


Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Closing date:

Thursday 22nd July 2021

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact ‘[email protected]’. Please include “Big Kids – UNI Morningside in the subject line.