Session Support Worker


Newlands Playcentre is looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to join their parent-led team on Tuesday and Wednesday Term 2.

Closing date: 12 April 2019

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Playcentre person to join our duty team at Newlands Tamariki Playcentre on Tuesdays Term 2 2019. You will be supporting the duty team in running a quality session 9am-12pm. You will then be part of 2-person team running the extended session with 6-8 children aged 3+ from 12-1:30pm.

We are looking for someone to provide on-session support during terms two and three 2019, while we grow our qualifications within our membership.


Lower Hutt Playcentre, Wellington


Session Support Worker Fixed Term Part-time Position (7 hours per week).

Skills and Experience Required

  • a passion for Playcentre and its philosophy
  • a background of strong involvement at centre level
  • great interpersonal and communication skills
  • strong te reo Māori skills (parents and tamariki are encouraged to speak as much te reo as possible during our bilingual session)
  • completed course work at Playcentre to Course 3 or higher
  • a current first aid certificate is also preferred.

Closing date

Applications close on Friday 12 April.

To apply

For more information, please give Melanie Malifa a call or email us to be sent a job description and application form to complete. Tel. 021 635 507 or email [email protected]