Birmingham City Council

Play Worker

Location
Boldmere Junior & Infant School Cofield Road Sutton Coldfield B73 5SD
Salary
£17,842 to £18,562 pro rata
Posted
15 Sep 2021
Closes
05 Oct 2021
Contact
boldmereapplications@boldmere. bham.sch.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

Play Worker

£17,842 to £18,562 pro rata

Hours per week: 15 per week, term time only (hours will be discussed at the interview).

Contract Type: Permanent

Boldmere Junior & Infant School

Cofield Road

Sutton Coldfield

B73 5SD

Email Address: boldmereapplications@boldmere.bham.sch.uk

Telephone: 0121 464 3656

Job Start Date: 1 November 2021

The Federation of Boldmere Schools are two very successful three-form entry schools comprising of Boldmere Infant & Nursery School and Boldmere Junior School. We work closely to ensure that we provide a successful educational journey for all pupils in our care.

Busy Bodies before and after school club are looking to recruit Play Workers who are enthusiastic for their extremely successful before and after school club. If you enjoy working with children and have the ability to plan and organise games/ activities for them to engage in, we would like to hear from you! We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and self-motivated individual with or without previous experience of working successfully in a before and after school club. You will become part of a successful team of staff and will receive all the necessary training required for this role.

You will be expected to work effectively within a team of eleven members of staff to provide fun, safe and stimulating activities that support and develop children’s learning, play, well-being and social skills. Our children attending this provision are absolutely wonderful, and we are certain you will enjoy working with them.

You will be expected to assist with the day-to-day running of the club, carrying out all associated tasks and duties as outlined within the job description. To be an effective member of our wonderful team of staff the successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic and creative. We offer a friendly supportive working environment with a commitment to the continued professional development of staff.

This post is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.

Closing Date: 5 October 2021, 12 midday

Informal visits to the club are encouraged, we advise that you contact the club in the first instance and ask to speak with Kerema or Helen on 0121 464 1343 to arrange a visit.

For an application pack please see the Job Vacancies of the school website

Interviews for successful applicants will take place week commencing 11 October 2021.

We look forward to welcoming the right candidate to our friendly setting.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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