Session Facilitator - Wainui Playcentre


Purpose of the Position:

To assist parents and caregivers on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, ensuring parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, that their play learning and development is enhanced, as well as role modelling Playcentres Philosophy and current practices. To help centre members understand the key components of excellent practice at Playcentre, and how each person can contribute to this. To foster a whānau-led culture and support emergent leadership, by helping centre members gain knowledge and understanding, and increase confidence in centre members to take on more and more of running sessions themselves.

Closing Date: Applications close 25 June 2021


Wainui Playcentre, located at 80 Wairere Road, Wainui, Gisborne 4010


2 sessions per week – Tuesday and Thursday 9am – 12.15pm (6.5 hours per week) During term time only.

Start date is negotiable.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 4 or higher, or an equivalent ECE qualification.
  • A passion for working with children aged 0 – 6 years alongside parents and caregivers;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of Playcentre and its philosophy;
  • Knowledge and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and using Te Reo on session;
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Te Whariki;
  • Great time management and communication skills;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;

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

Applications close:

25 June 2021

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact mailto:[email protected] Please include “Session Facilitator – CNI Wainui” in the subject line