St Heliers/Glendowie Playcentre – Big Kids Coordinator (Permanent)


Purpose of the role:

To plan and run Big Kids session, ensuring sessions run smoothly and children (aged between 3 and 6 years old), have their needs catered to. This position is to focus on ensuring big kid’s sessions are run safely, to extend play and develop children’s learning potential, and to better cater to older preschool children.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd July 2021


St Heliers/Glendowie Playcentre, located at 16 Kinsale Avenue, St Heliers, Auckland

Days and hours:

2 sessions per week: Monday 11.00am – 2.00pm (onsite session) &           Tuesday 9.15am – 1.15pm (offsite session). During School Term time only.

Start date:

Term 3 (Monday 26 July 2021)

Skills and experience required:

Hold a Course 3 Playcentre qualification or higher, or equivalent ECE qualification

  • A passion for working with children aged 3 – 6 years, and alongside parents and caregivers;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the value of Playcentre and its philosophy;
  • Knowledge and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Te Whāriki;
  • Great time management and communication skills;
  • A willingness to upskill and meet new Playcentre qualification requirements as required;
  • Current First Aid Certificate

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

Closing date: 

Thursday 22nd July 2021

How to apply:

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact ‘[email protected]’. Please include “Big Kids – UNI St Heliers/Glendowie in the subject line.