Playworker - St Christophers Primary School

Allesley Old Road, Coventry, CV5 9JG
£7.93 per hour
07 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Playworker – Before and After School Club

Governors are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Playworker to work within our before and after school club, PlayPals. You should have a real passion for working with children and hold at least an NVQ3 in Early Years childcare and a relevant English and Maths qualification. Successful candidates will be expected to work Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s during term time. There will also be an opportunity to work some sessions during school holidays, this is preferred but is not a requirement.

Duties may include:

• Assist in the delivery of creative and appropriate play opportunities in a safe, caring and stimulating environment by providing a programme of activities, services and facilities designed to meet individual needs, including consultation with children.

• Provide general care and welfare for the children, including physical care and attention to personal needs. Act as carer for sick children until a parent/guardian collects the sick child. Provide comfort and support to children in distress.

At interview, candidates will be asked for photo identification and proof of qualifications. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this post please visit our website at alternatively you can contact the school office on 024 7667 5017 or email: for the job description and application form.

Application forms are to be returned to the school.

Working Pattern

7.5 hours per week, Term Time Only plus one week (39 weeks)

Tuesday: 7:30 am – 9:00 and 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am – 9:00 and 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Key Dates

Closing Date: Monday 19th March 2018 at 9am.
Interviews are planned for the week beginning 19th March 2018.

“This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such any appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

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