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, on a fixed-term basis. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support planning and assessment for learning and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 3 July 2022

Position details:

Start date:

25 July 2022


Waihi Beach Playcentre, 100 Beach Road, Waihi Beach 3611

Days & hours:

2 sessions per week, Monday and Thursday, 9.00am – 12.30pm, during term time. There is a potential for the successful applicant to be the right fit for another role at Turua Playcentre, thus increasing the working hours per week. This position is for a fixed term period ending 6 April 2023.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification or higher, or Early Childhood qualification;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate is preferred

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

Closing date:

3 July 2022

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible.

How to apply:

For further information, or to apply for this role, please contact ‘[email protected]’. Please include “CNI SF Waihi Beach” in the subject line.