After School Play Worker - Damson Wood Infant School

Damson Wood Infant School
£18,887 - £19,650 Per Annum Pro Rata
22 Jul 2022
12 Sep 2022
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

£18887.00 - £19650.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

17.0 Hours per Week

Annual Salary:      Band B

                           (from £9.79 to £10.19 per hour)


Contract:           Temporary fixed term until Friday 21st July 2023


Hours:  17 hours per week - Monday: 7.45am – 4.45pm and Tuesday: 8.50am – 6.00pm


Weeks per Year:    Term time only

Start Date:        As soon as possible

Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School Academy, including Woodies Childcare, is a welcoming, child-centred setting, which is currently in a period of growth. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated and caring practitioner to join our friendly and supportive team to care for our growing number of children attending Woodies Childcare in the day time and our Before & After School Club.

This role involves developing and delivering high-quality inclusive learning opportunities and play for children between the ages of 2 and 7 years, including those with additional needs. You will support the provision by planning and delivering activities in an exciting, nurturing environment. Building effective relationships with parents and carers, as well as children and colleagues, is essential.

This position would suit a newly-qualified or experienced practitioner who is creative, enthusiastic and has a passion for supporting children’s early development.

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent is essential for this role.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

This school is part of the Central Schools Trust. This trust offer an Incentives Package for contracted staff, including some private medical support and cashback through PeopleValue.

Please apply directly to the school by letter of application and application form. The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from our school website or ask at the office.

The closing date is: Monday 12th September 2022 at 12.00 noon

Interviews will be held in September 2022

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Job Description and Person Specification
DWS Disclosure Form
Application Form

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