Session Facilitator – Titahi Bay Playcentre (Fixed Term)

Wellington

Titahi Bay Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. 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: 10 July 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:

25 July 2022                                      

Position location:

Kura Street, Titahi Bay Porirua 5022

Hours:  

1 session, 4 hours per week. Thursday or Friday morning. This position is currently for a fixed term ending 30 June 2023

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.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible.

Closing date:

10 July 2022

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 “LNI SF – Titahi Bay” in the subject line.