Session Facilitator - Balfour Playcentre

Southland

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: Open until the position is filled

Position details:

Balfour Playcentre, Balfour

Tuesday & Friday, 8.30am – 12.30pm, during school term time only.

This is a permanent position beginning 17 October 2022.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or equivalent, or higher Early Childhood Education qualification;
  • Preferably hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete this.

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Te Whariki and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Great time management and with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience at centre level communicating with both tamariki and adults;
  • An ability to support and empower parents, whanau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako.
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;
  • Confidence when speaking within a group.
  • A passion for supporting Te Reo Māori and tikanga, and engaging all whānau to feel a sense of belonging on our session.

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

Closing date:

Applications are open until the position is filled. Please note, we will begin interviewing appropriate applicants as we receive applications and will appoint to the role when we find the right person.

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected]. Please include “LSI SF Balfour” in the subject line.