Morningside Playcentre Auckland

Big Kids coordinator

Early learning / kōhanga reo, In-training teacher

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:45 AM 30 July 2021
Closes 09 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANju

Te Whanau Tupu Ngatahi o Aotearoa - Playcentre Aotearoa is a well known and loved Early Childhood organisation with over 70 years of supporting parents to take the lead in their children’s learning through play. Playcentre operates 450 Playcentres throughout the country and has just over 1000 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles. 

Position details:

Location: Morningside Playcentre, located at 1a School Road, Morningside, Auckland

Days and hours: 1 session per week: Tuesday 9am–12pm (offsite session). During School Term time only.

Start date: Term 4 – week beginning 18 October 2021 (or earlier by agreement).

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.

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role, please contact ‘’. Please include “Big Kids – UNI Morningside in the subject line.


How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Kiri McCabe
(027) 808 6409

Vacancy reference #:1HANju

Listed 9:45 AM 30 July 2021
Closes 09 September 2021

ECE centre details

Morningside Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 29

Service ID: 22026
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Physical address:
1A School Road, Western Springs, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026