Brooklyn Playcentre Wellington

Session facilitator

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Supervisor

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 2:28 PM 07 December 2021
Closes 5pm 16 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HARu8

Te Whānau Tupu Ngātahi o Aotearoa – Playcentre Aotearoa is a well known and loved EC 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 1,000 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles. 

Purpose of the position: 

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. 

Start date:

2 February 2022

Position location:

Brooklyn Playcentre, 22 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington.


7 hours per week, Monday and Wednesday mornings. Term time only. This position is currently for a fixed-term ending 6 July 2022.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Playcentre Course 3 qualification, or higher or an EC qualification
  • Hold a current first aid certificate or be prepared to achieve 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.

How to apply

For further information, a position description or to apply for this role with your CV and cover letter, please email using 'LNI SSW - Brooklyn' in the subject line.

Louise Turnbull
(027) 808 6512

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HARu8

Listed 2:28 PM 07 December 2021
Closes 5pm 16 December 2021

Brooklyn Playcentre NZ

ECE centre details

Brooklyn Playcentre

Type: Playcentre
Maximum licenced places: 24

Service ID: 60031
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Physical address:
22 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 57217, Porirua 5026