Session Facilitator – Otautau Playcentre

Southland

Otautau Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two 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 planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 12 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:

26 July 2022

Location:

Otautau Playcentre, 100 Main Street, Otautau

Days & hours:

10 hours per week – 2 sessions per week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:45-1:30.  Total 14.15 hours per week.  Term time only

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:

12 June 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 “LSI – SF Otautau” in the subject line.