Session Facilitator – Picton and Renwick Playcentres - Permanent


Picton and Renwick Playcentres are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre communities for three sessions per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to enhance session interests, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support curriculum cycle and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: Monday 30 August 2021

Start date:

18 October 2021


Picton Playcentre – 5 Waitohi Place Picton Marlborough 7220

Renwick Playcentre – 26 Havelock Street Renwick Blenheim 7204


10.5 hours per week, 3 sessions per week, Mondays and Fridays at Renwick Playcentre 9.15am – 12.45pm, Thursdays at Picton Playcentre 9.30am – 1.00pm, during Term time only.  


The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or equivalent, or higher Early Childhood qualification;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate; or be prepared to achieve this

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 committment 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.


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

Closing date:

Monday 30 August 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 “USI SF Picton & Renwick” in the subject line.