PLD Facilitators

All Regions

The Playcentre Professional Learning & Development (PLD) Team is seeking expressions of interest for multiple PLD Facilitator positions

Closing date: Applications will be considered until the vacancies’ are filled.

Purpose of the position:

This role includes a focus on ako, curriculum, internal evaluation and leadership within Playcentre, working to grow kaiako (centre whānau and employed kaimahi) as educators. 

Location:

Vacancies currently exist for facilitators with a speciality in Te Ao Māori Leadership, Pasifika Leadership or based in Auckland, the Lower North Island Region, Canterbury or the Lower South Island. 

Hours:

These roles are for casual facilitation until June 2022 and some travel will be required. 

Skills required:

  • Have strong theoretical, content, and pedagogical knowledge.
  • Have the ability to collect and analyse data and to teach data collection and analysis skills.
  • Have good communication and relationship skills in order to motivate and empower groups to engage in professional development that improves outcomes for children.
  • Be reflective thinkers and practitioners themselves.
  • Be able to mentor, model, provide feedback, challenge, provoke and model reflective thinking.
  • Be able to understand and be able to encourage practices and philosophies that empower children and families.
  • Practice effective pedagogy themselves.
  • Have a commitment to Playcentre philosophy in their approaches to teaching and learning, working with families within communities
  • Have a commitment to bicultural partnership within the NZPF Te Tiriti o Waitangi Framework that is visible in ways of being and doing
  • Have IT skills for reporting and regular participation in online forums / discussion tools
  • Have effective record keeping, reporting and general administrative skills
  • Be self motivated and can manage self in terms of organizing time and work commitments, meeting deadlines and working within the self review framework

Minimum qualifications: Course 4/Level 4 ECE qualification or a L4+ education qualification in Māori or Pacific Education.  Adult teaching qualifications and/or experience preferred.

Closing date: 

Applications will be considered until the vacancies are filled.

How to apply:

Email your expression of interest to [email protected]