Regional Funding Administrator - Dunedin Based


The Lower South Island Region is searching for a highly motivated person who is confident in using technology and who is well organised. The Regional Funding Administrator is responsible for the administration supporting compliance with statutory funding requirements. This role is also responsible for the collection, collation and analysis of funding data and production of reports on regional funding. Additionally, this position will manage our Student Management System (SMS) for centres in the Lower South Island Region.

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

Closing Date: Monday 1 March 2021

About the Role

This role requires the successful candidate to have a deep understanding of Playcentre and Early Childhood education, and Playcentre philosophy and practice.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Playcentre or Early Childhood environment. They will have great relationship, influencing and time management skills, a can-do attitude and previous administration experience.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Confidence in using technology, experience with an SMS and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • A knowledge of Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood legislation and licensing requirements.


Working from our Dunedin Regional Office. 


The position is full time, permanent position (40 hours per week), although there is scope for the position to be shared – 20 hours per week per person.

To Apply

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

For more information, a position descriptions, or to apply with your CV and a Cover Letter; please email mailto:[email protected] Please include Regional Funding Administrator – LSI in the subject line.

Closing date

Monday 1 March 2021