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Playworker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
30/07/2020
Advert End Date:
14/08/2020 23:59
Salary:
Band 2, £5,517.15 (£18,065 - £18,426 pro rata)
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
199185
Employment Location:
Heddon-On-The-Wall
Closing date:
14 Aug
Further Information

Heddon-on-the-Wall St. Andrew’s Primary School – Out of School Club

Location: Heddon-on-the-Wall St. Andrew’s Primary School

Opening Hours: Mornings: 7.30 – 9am (Mon-Fri)
Afternoons: 3.15 - 6.00pm (Mon-Fri)
Term time only 13.5hrs (plus additional hours to cover holiday clubs)

To start: September 2020
Job title: Play worker

Salary: Band 2

We are a well-established and popular out of school club based at Heddon-on-the-Wall St. Andrew’s Primary School. We recognise the need for good quality wrap-around childcare and are looking for an energetic, self-motivated play worker to support our out of school club team in providing a fun, safe and caring environment for the children in our care.

The role is diverse and your main duties will include:

• Establishing a supportive relationship with the children in our care
• Delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment
• Ensuring the safety of our children at all times
• Motivating and encouraging the children to engage in play whilst supervising them to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner
• Assisting with snacks and refreshments
• Maintaining a positive working relationship within the team of play assistants
• Ensuring the safe arrival and departure of children
• Developing and maintaining good communication between the club, school, parents and children
• Being a responsible role model for the children and parents

We would like to hear from you if you are:

• NVQ level 2 qualified or have relevant experience
• A team player
• Punctual and reliable
• Genuinely enjoy working with children

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are covered by the Childcare Act 2006 and are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure for a regulated activity and reference checks.

To apply please complete the application form with a covering letter to admin@heddon-school.co.uk