Programme Facilitator (Space) – Richmond Playcentre

Nelson

Upper South Island Region are searching for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Facilitator to join our team.  We have positions available that will work with babies and their whānau as a part of our Space Programme.  

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. 

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 following websites for more information https://parentingplace.nz/courses/space and https://www.playcentre.org.nz/whatwedo/space-at-playcentre/

Closing date: 15 July 2022

Start date:

1 August 2022

Position location:

Richmond Playcentre, 46 Waverly Street, Richmond 7020

Hours:

1 session – 3.5 hours per week, Monday afternoons. Term time only.  There is a potential for the successful applicant to be the right fit for more programme hours within the area thus increasing the working hours per week.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have completed or currently enrolled in the Playcentre C-series, an equivalent ECE qualification, or higher.
  • 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 (aged up to 6 years) 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. Training can be provided.

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

Closing date:

15 July 2022

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact mailto:[email protected] using “USI PF Richmond” in the subject line.