Belmont Playcentre Wellington

Session facilitator

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 1:25 PM 10 September 2021
Closes 01 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAPYx

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 700 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles.

Purpose of the position:

Belmont Playcentre are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session facilitator to join our well-resourced Playcentre Community for one session per week. You will work alongside our members and tamariki to guide session activities, facilitate learning using child led play and positive guidance, support the writing of learning stories, and positively support the Playcentre education programme.

Position details:

Location: Belmont Playcentre is located at 39 Norfolk Street, Avalon, Lower Hutt

Days and hours: Thursday morning session, 9am–12pm, 3 hours per week, during term time.

Start date: 21 October 2021.

The ideal candidate will:

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

Desirable skills and experience will include:

  • A passion for Playcentre and our philosophy
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience at Centre level with tamariki and adults
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Ability to support and empower parents, whānau and caregivers in their role as kaiako
  • Passion for supporting Te Reo Māori and tikanga and engaging all whānau to feel a sense of belonging on our sessions.

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 with your CV and Cover Letter, please contact Please include "LNI SF - Belmont" in the subject line.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Louise Turnbull
(027) 808 6512

Vacancy reference #:1HAPYx

Listed 1:25 PM 10 September 2021
Closes 01 October 2021

Belmont Playcentre NZ

ECE centre details

Belmont Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 60013
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Physical address:
Norfolk Street, Belmont, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026