Session Support Worker – Inglewood Playcentre (Fixed-term)


Playcentre are on the hunt for a motivated, vibrant and passionate educator interested in making a difference in the lives of our young tamariki and their whānau.  

You will assist whānau on session to ensure children have a positive experience by helping to provide a supportive, caring and educational environment that invites participation of children and their whānau. You will be someone with a positive outlook on life who enjoys stimulating the imagination of children through interaction, expression and communication.

Closing date: 17 September 2022

Start date:

17 October 2022


Inglewood Playcentre located at 21 Brown Street, Inglewood

Days & hours:

6 hours/ 2 sessions per week, Monday & Thursday, 9.00am – 12.00pm, during term time only.

This position is currently for a fixed term ending 21 September 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:

17 September 2022

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

How to apply:

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