Session Facilitator – Turua Playcentre (Fixed Term)


Turua Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for one session 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: 30 August 2022

Start date:

25 July 2022

Position location:

12 Raratuna Street, Turua 3574


1 session per week, Tuesday, 9.00am – 12.00pm, during term time. There is a potential for the successful applicant to be the right fit for another role at Waihi Beach Playcentre, thus increasing the working hours per week. This position is for a fixed term period ending 13 December 2022.

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:

30 August 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 “CNI SF – Turua” in the subject line.