Session Facilitator – Welcome Bay Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

Purpose of the Position:

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Session Facilitator to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community. You will work alongside our members to open the session and guide session activities, facilitate learning for our members and tamariki using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Closing date: 29th September 2021


Position Details:

Welcome Bay Playcentre, 333 Welcome Bay Road, Welcome Bay, Tauranga 3112

  • 3 sessions per week, Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 8.45am – 12.00pm, during term time
  • 3.25hr per session, 9.75 hr per week

Start date preferably start of Term 4 2021 but can be negotiated for a later start.

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 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.

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

Closing date:

29th September 2021

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact [email protected] using “CNI SF Welcome Bay” in the subject line.