Senior Playworker - Hanbury's Farm Primary School

3 days left

Tamworth, Staffordshire
£5,256-£5,378 per annum
10 Sep 2021
21 Sep 2021
Lindsay Wright
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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The federation of Hanbury' Farm and Oakhill Primary Schools  currently educates approximately  300 children age 4 to 11, across 2 small schools. Both schools are one form entry primary schools with a short distance between  them.

The Governors and Executive Headteacher at the Federation of  Hanbury’s Farm and Oakhill  Primary Schools are seeking  to appoint an organised, lively and enthusiastic Senior Playworker to manage and supervise our after school club. The role involves providing appropriate care to children during the after school club hours, 3:00pm - 5:30pm and contributing to the schools statutory duty to safeguard and protect the welfare of the children.

We are a good school that is dedicated to providing a positive environment to allow children to grow and develop. There is a warm and friendly atmosphere at Hanbury’s Farm and a commitment to raising standard on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.

We are looking for a Senior Playworker who can:

•           Demonstrate a professional and respectful approach to both children and adults.

•           Display excellent teamwork, communication and planning skills

•           Be committed to the provision and  improvement of quality service provision.

•           Be responsible for ensuring that after school club equipment is maintained.

•           Promote and safeguard the welfare of children you are responsible for or come into contact with.

•           Preparing meals and setting up/clearing away of after school club equipment.

The school can offer:

•           Friendly and supportive staff who have the desire and commitment to move the school forward

•           Lovely, cheerful children

•           A warm happy, caring environment.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact Lindsay Wright to arrange a suitable date and  time on 01827 214005. For further information about the school, please view our website

To apply for this post please download the application form below in the 'Available Documents Section'.

All completed applications should be returned directly to Hanbury's Farm Community Primary School.

Required as soon as possible

The role is a fixed term, temporary position until 20th July 2022 in the first instance with a view to making permanent for the right candidate.

Monday to Friday 12.5 hours per week 3:00pm to 5:30pm, 38 working weeks. Term time only.

Grade 3, SCP 3-4, Pro rota pay is £5,256  -  £5,378 for weeks worked. Hourly rate £9.62 - £9.81 (Pay award pending)

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st September

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 22nd September

Interviews will take place on Friday 24th September.

Hanbury's Farm Community Primary School,

Derwent, Off  Field Farm Road,




B77 2LD.

01827 214005

Applicants have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion.

Hanbury's Farm Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please view our current 'safeguarding policy' on our school website

References will be requested if you are successfully shortlisted for an interview as part of our safeguarding and recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary vetting and pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS (formely CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.

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