Session Facilitator - Pongakawa Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 17 June 2022

Position details:

Pongakawa Playcentre, 956 Old Coach Road Te Puke 3186

1 session per week

Wednesday 9.00am–1.00pm, during term time, 4 hours per week

Permanent position

Start date:

27th July 2022

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification or higher or an Early Childhood qualification of Level 4 or higher.
  • 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:

17 June 2022

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected] using “CNI SF Pongakawa” in the subject line.