Session Facilitator – Waihi Beach Playcentre (Fixed term)

Bay of Plenty

Waihi Beach Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community for two 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: 17 January 2022




100 Beach Road, Waihi Beach 3611


2 sessions per week,

Monday and Thursday,

9.00am – 12.30pm, during term time

This position is currently for a fixed term ending 08 September 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.

Closing date:

17 January 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 Waihi Beach” in the subject line.