Session Facilitator – Dinsdale Playcentre (Fixed term)

Waikato

Dinsdale Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator with a passion for embracing and promoting Te Ao Māori. You will work alongside our whanau to guide and inspire session activities, increase use of Te Reo Māori and further develop the cultural capabilities within our Centre. We value play as meaningful learning. We value and support child-initiated play to help foster a passion for discovery, creativity, and learning. We use a positive guidance approach. Honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi is important to our Centre.

Closing date: 17 January 2022

Purpose of the position:

You will work alongside our whanau to guide and inspire session activities, increase use of Te Reo Māori and further develop the cultural capabilities within our Centre.

We value play as meaningful learning. We value and support child-initiated play to help foster a passion for discovery, creativity, and learning. We use a positive guidance approach. Honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi is important to our Centre.

Start date:

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Position location:

Dinsdale Playcentre, 43a Frederick Drive, Dinsdale, Hamilton 3204

Hours:

Tuesday 9.00 – 12.00 pm, 3 hours per week. Term time only.

Tenure:

Fixed Term ending on Tuesday 5 July 2022

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification or higher, or an Early Childhood qualification.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate is preferred

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • Te Reo and Tikanga Māori knowledge that will demonstrate the principles and values.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with tamariki and adults.
  • Passion for empowering and engaging with 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:

17 January 2022

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] using “CNI SF – Dinsdale” in the subject line.