Session Facilitator – Pleasant Point Playcentre (Fixed term)

Canterbury

Pleasant Point Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for various 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:

24 December 2021

Start date:

31 January 2022

Position location:

Pleasant Point Playcentre, 8 Harris Street, Pleasant Point 7903

Hours:

20 hours per week. Monday to Friday mornings. Term time only. This role is for a fixed term ending 8 July 2022.

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 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 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.

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

Closing date:

24 December 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 – Pleasant Point” in the subject line.