Session Facilitator – Freemans Bay Playcentre

Auckland

Freemans Bay Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community.  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: 27 June 2022

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:

25 July 2022

Position location:

124 Wellington Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011

Hours:  

3 sessions – 9 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings with 2 hours non-contact time per week. During term time.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification or higher or an Early Childhood qualification.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be willing to complete one.

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • 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.
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whānau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako.
  • 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:

27 June 2022

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 “UNI SF Freemans Bay” in the subject line.