Session Facilitator - Makarewa Playcentre


Makarewa Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic permanent Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions 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: 8th October 2021

Start date:

18 October 2021

Position location:

Makarewa Playcentre is located at 63 Flora Road East, Makarewa

Days & hours:  

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.00am – 12.30pm (including 30 minutes of non-contact time), during term time.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Hold a Level 4 Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care, Playcentre Course 3 or 4 qualification, or equivalent, or higher Early Childhood qualification;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate to meet licensing requirements

Desirable skills and experience will include: 

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with all ages;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Great time management and communication skills
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whānau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required.

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

Closing date:

8 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 “LSI SF – Makarewa” in the subject line.