Session Support Worker - Tākaka Playcentre


Enthusiastic and passionate educator required to assist parents/ caregivers and whānau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, that parents are supported in their role as Kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Closing date: 8th October 2021

Position Details:

Fixed Term position available at Tākaka Playcentre, Lake Crescent, Tākaka

  • Fixed Term cover for qualification acquisition beginning 19 October 2021, ending 14 April 2022
  • Tuesday & Thursday, 3 hours per day during school term time only

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or higher Early Childhood Education qualification;
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate or be prepared to complete this.

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whariki;
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whanau and caregivers in their role as Kaiako;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of Playcentre and its philosophy;
  • Great time management and communication skills;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;
  • An ability to keep accurate and up-to-date records/ notes

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

Closing date:

8th October 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 “USI SSW Takaka” in the subject line.