Session Facilitator / Big Kids Facilitator – Parklands Kamo Playcentre (Permanent)

Northland

Parklands Kamo Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator/Big Kids Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for three sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories and positively support the Playcentre education programme. 

Closing date: Monday 11 October 2021

Purpose of the position: 

To assist parents/ caregivers and whanau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Start date:

18 October 2021

Position location:

26 Tait Street, Kamo, Whangārei 0112

Hours:

3 sessions per week – 3.5 hours per day, mornings. School Term time only

The ideal candidate will:

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

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience at Centre level with tamariki and adults;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and committment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whānau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako;
  • Passion for supporting Te Reo Māori and tikanga and engaging all whānau to feel a sense of belonging on our sessions.

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

Closing date:

Monday 11 October 2021

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 “LNI SF – Parklands Kamo” in the subject line.