Island Bay Playcentre Wellington

Session support teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:17 AM 13 March 2020
Closes 5pm 31 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA6UR

We are based on the South Coast of Wellington. We provide unique and high-quality learning experiences for young children (aged 0–6) and their families to play and grow together. We have great facilities that are centrally located in Island Bay Village, on a bus route, and operate 4 sessions a week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun-loving and creative to join our parent-led teams on Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday for 12 months from term 2.

The ideal candidate must be at least Playcentre Educators Award (PEA) qualified for licensing however other early childhood qualifications are welcomed and hold a current first aid certificate. Most importantly would have a great sense of humour, be reliable and flexible, and be committed to providing the best possible care and education for our tamariki in our play-based environment.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy
  • A warm and nurturing manner; respectful of the interests and capabilities of all whanāu
  • Be easy-going and willing to work within and support our parent-led duty team
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills with all ages and a willingness to incorporate te reo Māori into session
  • Qualified to Playcentre Course Level 3 or equivalent is desired, a minimum of Playcentre Course Level 2 or PEA is required
  • Knowledge of our playcentre would be beneficial, however we would welcome someone new to our community
  • Current first aid certificate.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form, and direct enquiries to:

Philippa Henwood, Co-president
158 The Parade, Island Bay, Wellington
(021) 570 834

Download our application form
Application for employment NZPF form v2.pdf

Download the Job Description
NZPF Centre Paid Session Support JD v2.pdf

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA6UR

Listed 10:17 AM 13 March 2020
Closes 5pm 31 March 2020

Island Bay Playcentre NZ

ECE centre details

Island Bay Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 29

Service ID: 60034
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Physical address:
158 The Parade, Island Bay, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026