Grade 3 Playworker - Flash Ley Primary School

Stafford, Staffordshire
£18,652 – £18,933 FTE pro rata
09 Sep 2021
16 Sep 2021
Donna King
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
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Voyage@Flash Ley Childcare Provision

Grade 3 Playworker

Working with 0 – 4 year olds

37 hours per week  term time

Grade 3 - £18,652 – £18,933 FTE pro rata

Temporary until 31st August 2022 in the first instance with a view to making permanent for the right candidate.

Required:  Immediate start or as soon as possible

This post is to assume key roles in our Early Years provision within the highly successful and vibrant governor run childcare provision of Voyage @ Flash Ley. The provision has upwards of 100 children accessing before school, full day care, nursery education funded and afterschool provision on a daily basis.

Under the supervision of the Extended Services Manager, the successful applicant will be expected to be involved with planning, implementation and assessment of the children within their care and be a critical link between our childcare and school provision. They will also be expected to work closely within the small team of playworkers and work with the school management on improvement and driving innovation. Values are central at all times and all staff are expected to have dedication to not only the childcare provision, but our wider community.

It is essential that candidates have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in childcare.

The position is term time, however, due to the provision being open 50 weeks of the year, some holiday cover will be expected for additional hours within school holidays.

The successful candidate will have:

*A great sense of humour and respect and support for the talent all around them!

*Outstanding practice

*Have knowledge and experience in EYFS

*Display excellent teamwork and communication skills

*Have a caring, passionate approach to all children within our care

*Be ambitious and have a desire to further themselves professionally

*Be organised and analytical

*Have a flexible approach to work and be self-motivated

*Have knowledge of planning for children with SEN

*Be approachable to all our stakeholders

Please be aware of the interview dates, as unfortunately these are not flexible if shortlisted.

1. Closing: Thursday 16th September 2021 at 9.00am (email all applications to

2. Interview: Friday 17th September 2021               

Please request an application pack from Mrs Donna King – School Business Manager, by emailing

“This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

“This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.”

Please e-mail completed application forms to:

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