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. 


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. 


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]