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Small & Tall Care Club Play Worker (before and after school care club) Friarswood

Co-op Academy
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Real Living Wage £12.00 per hour
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details


Co-op Academy Friarswood

Small & Tall Care Club Play Worker (before and after school care club)

Part Time £12.00 per hour (real living wage)

Initially 5 hours per week, although this can be altered to suit your circumstances

Would you like to work within a vibrant primary academy, impacting positively on young people’s lives?


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our fantastic team.

We are looking for someone who can offer exciting and wonderful experiences for our amazing children who attend the club.  Someone who can treat children fairly and who will take time to keep the children happy and fulfilled during their time in the care club.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with early years experience as well as experience with older children.  Someone who has the drive, inspiration and talent to support our many children who attend.  You will work closely with the rest of the care club team along with being a part of a stronger whole team.  We are seeking an individual who shares our vision and commitment to ensuring the very best for the children in our care.

How and why you do things matters greatly to us, as does your ability to use your initiative, work independently and demonstrate ambition and integrity.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.


We can offer:

  • Being part of a professional, dedicated and friendly teaching team
  • A supportive wider school community
  • A supportive leadership team
  • Fantastic, enthusiastic and eager children who are ready and willing to learn and have fun


Being part of the Co-op Academies Trust with benefits which include:


  • Local government pension scheme
  • Co-operative flexible benefits , including cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cashback scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • Discount on various Co-op branded products


We are looking for someone who:


  • Has experience working with early years / primary age children
  • Is enthusiastic, resourceful and committed to ensuring the highest possible standards, supporting every child in their care to flourish
  • Is willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community
  • Has a commitment to their own personal and professional development
  • Works effectively in partnership with all stakeholders
  • Is able to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Has a good sense of humour and willing to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Takes responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.


If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated and dedicated to making a positive difference to children’s lives then we would love to hear from you.


We are offering tours of the school with the Headteacher, with a chance for an informal chat.

Please contact the school office on 01782 470401 to book.


Closing date: Friday 21st June

Interview date: Monday 1st July


Application Form: Please email your completed application form which can be found on our website   to Angela Dean at:
Co-op Academy Friarswood
Abbots Way


Co-op Academy Friarswood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and clearances, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.




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