Wellington Childcare Centres

Family Services Co-ordinator – Wellington / Palmerston North

Kindercare is seeking a Family Services Co-ordinator to work part time (3 days) within Wellington and Palmerston North centres.

We see this position being filled by an experienced teacher, with current registration and a strong knowledge of working with Priority Learners. Reporting to the Family Services Advisor, the key mission of this role is to bring together a range of early childhood services, to support children in our care.

Your role will include
• Improve the overall well-being of children and their families, as well as 
• working alongside team(s) of teachers to ensure quality observations and the needs of the child are clearly identified
• Putting in a support plan with strategies and resources
• Role model various strategies and ideas to teachers and families 
• Attend and link with support agencies 
• Case manage and keeping clear documentation

You will need to have excellent people skills and be a confident communicator (both written and verbal) and have a good command of the English language.

This position requires you to be well organised, with a focus on positive learning outcomes for children. The ability to work under a high trust model is imperative. 

What we offer:
• In-house personal and leadership development programs 
• Discounted fees for staff children in our care
• Teacher registration support
• Family cultivated organisation

• Hold a teaching qualification 
• Have a strong and confident knowledge of Te Whariki and assessment practice.
• Understand the importance of building strong relationships with whanau and community.
• Demonstrate strong leadership skills.
• Committed to ongoing personal development and understanding of leadership.

This role will be based in Wellington and Palmerston North but you will need to be available for planned national travel on occasion. 

This part time role will begin as soon as we find the right person for the role. This role will begin as a part time role, with the view to increase hours.

Please email your CV and expression of interest to HR@kindercare.co.nz Subject line to read: Family Services Co-ordinator Wellington Palmerston North. 

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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