Programme Facilitator – Lower North Island

Lower North Island

Playcentre are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic permanent Programme Facilitator to join our team.

As a Programme Facilitator (Space) 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. Space facilitator contracts are fixed term for the length of each programme.

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 Space NZ website for more information on Space

Closing date: 14 April 2022


Various Playcentres within the Lower North Island Region

Days & hours:

Negotiatable. Morning sessions 9.00am – 12.00pm and Afternoon sessions from 12.30pm. Term time only.

Start date:

2 May 2022          

End date:

16 December 2022

The ideal candidate will:

  • Playcentre Course 3, Level 4 , or ECE qualification ideal – candidates with PIA or PEA only may considered, with other relevant work experience.;
  • Be prepared to complete the Space NZ Facilitators training (cost paid for by NZPF).
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete this;
  • Be prepared to facilitate across multiple centres.

Desirable skills and experience will include:

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

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

Closing date:

14 April 2022

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact ‘[email protected]’. Please include “PF – LNI Multiple” in the subject line.