Programme Facilitator – Support (Fixed Term) - Babies Can Play Programme – Russely Playcentre


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. 

Closing date: Thursday 22 July 2021


Russely Playcentre, Crosbie Park Apsley Dr, Avonhead, Christchurch 8042


3.5 hours per week. During term time only. 

Start date:

Term 3, 2021

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have completed or currently enrolled in the Playcentre Course 4, 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 expertise:

  • 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 Babies Can Play (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:

Thursday 22 July 2021

How to apply:

For more information, position descriptions or to apply with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact: [email protected] Please use “USI – Programme Facilitator – Support” in the subject line.