Session Facilitator -Port Ohope Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

We’re seeking a vibrant, motivated, creative and passionate educator with a sparkling personality to join our centre and support our tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.
Work alongside our members to open the sessions and guide activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki while role modelling child led play and positive guidance. Encourage participation in the Playcentre Education programme to increase qualification levels at our centre and demonstrate the benefits of participating to whānau. Let your inner author shine or put those stellar scrapbooking to skills to work writing leaning stories highlighting tamariki achievements, developments, learning and wonders.

Closing date: 29 September 2022

Position details:

Port Ohope Playcentre is located at 340 Harbour Road, Port Ohope.
This role is for 2 sessions per week – Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9am – 12pm, during school term time only.

This is a permanent position beginning 18 October 2022.

 The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification or higher or an Early Childhood qualification of Level 4 or higher. 
  • Preferably hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete 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:

29 September 2022

How to apply:

For further information or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected]. Please include “CNI SF Port Ohope” in the subject line.