Programme Facilitator - Central North Island Region

Central North Island

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitators to join our team in the Central North Island region. You will assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Space Programme and work with babies and their whānau, ensuring participants are supported to build relationships with each other. 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, in a safe environment.

Closing date: 5 September 2022

We have several roles available with various days and hours available at various Playcentres across the Central North Island region. You may be interested in applying for one session, or a mixture of sessions. 

  • Leamington Playcentre – Tuesdays, 9am – 3pm
  • Morrinsville Playcentre – Wednesdays, 12pm – 3pm
  • Andrews Playcentre – Wednesdays, 9am – 3pm
  • Nawton Playcentre – Thursdays, 9am – 3pm

These positions are permanent beginning on or near 6 September 2022.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have completed Playcentre Course 3, an equivalent ECE qualification, or higher, or be currently enrolled in Playcentre C-Series, an equivalent ECE qualification, or higher.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete this.

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • A passion for working with new babies alongside parents and caregivers
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of Playcentre and its philosophy, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and using Te Reo on session; and how to apply Te Whāriki
  • Having great interpersonal and communication skills, with confidence speaking within a group
  • Having completed prior Space/ Babies Can Play training will be advantageous but is not necessary.

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

Closing date:

5 September 2022

How to apply:

For further information or to apply for this role, please contact [email protected] using “CNI PF Various” in the subject line and indicating if you are applying for specific sessions.

Learn more about Space:

https://www.playcentre.org.nz/whatwedo/space-at-playcentre/