Greenhithe Playcentre Auckland

Session support worker

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 10:01 AM 30 July 2021
Closes 09 September 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HANk0

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. 

To assist parents/ caregivers and whānau on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children's needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre philosophy and current practices.

Position details:

Location: Greenhithe Playcentre, located at 15A Greenhithe, Greenhithe, Auckland.

Days and hours: 1 session per week: Friday 9am–12.30pm (3.5 hours). During School Term time only.

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

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.

Skills and experience required:

  • A passion for working with children aged 0–6 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; 

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 “SSW – UNI Greenhithe in the subject line.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Kiri McCabe
(027) 808 6409

Vacancy reference #:1HANk0

Listed 10:01 AM 30 July 2021
Closes 09 September 2021

Greenhithe Playcentre NZ

ECE centre details

Greenhithe Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 22041
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Physical address:
15 A Greenhithe Road, Greenhithe, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026