Session Facilitator – Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre (fixed term)


Landsdowne Terrace Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre. This role is to work alongside a permanent Session Facilitator to provide additional support to the sessions with a focus on supporting children’s learning and positive guidance. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme. You will be a leader who encourages others to thrive; you will model Playcentre philosophy and good practice while supporting whānau to gain confidence to have a go themselves.

Closing date: 2 September 2022

Start date:

5 September 2022


8 Landsdowne Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch

Days & hours:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9.00am – 12.00pm, 9 hours per week. Term time only.

This position is currently for a fixed term ending 16 December 2022.

The ideal candidate will:

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

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 commitment 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

Closing date:

2 September 2022 

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

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact ‘[email protected]’. Please include “USI – SF Landsdowne Tce” in the subject line.