Playworker - Flash Ley Community Primary School

Stafford, Staffordshire
£18,065 – £18,426 Pro-Rata
16 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020
Becky Kenney
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
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Working with 0 – 4 year olds

30 hours per week   (Would consider Jobshare 15hrs/15hrs)

Grade 3  £18,065 – £18,426 Pro-Rata

Temporary until 31st August 2021 in the first instance

Required:  2nd November 2020

This post is to assume key roles in our Early Years provision within the highly successful and vibrant governor run childcare provision of Voyage @ Flash Ley. The provision has upwards of 100 children accessing before school, full day care, nursery education funded and afterschool provision on a daily basis.

Under the supervision of the Extended Services Manager the successful applicant will be expected to be involved with planning, implementation and assessment of the children within their care and be a critical link between our childcare and school provision. They will also be expected to work closely within the small team of playworkers and work with the school management on improvement and driving innovation. Values are central at all times and all staff are expected to have dedication to not only the childcare provision but our wider community.

It is essential that candidates have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in childcare.

The position is term time, however, due to the provision being open 50 weeks of the year, some holiday cover will be expected for additional hours within school holidays.

The successful candidate will have:

1. Outstanding practice

2. Have knowledge and experience in EYFS.

3. Excellent teamwork and communications skills.

4. Be ambitious and have a desire to further themselves professionally.

5. Organised and analytical approach.

6. A great sense of humour and respect and support for the talent all around them!

Please be aware of the interview dates as unfortunately these are not flexible if shortlisted.

1. Closing:                 Friday 9th October 2020

2. Interview:              Friday 16th October 2020             

A full application pack with job specifications are available to download and times for visits can be arranged through the office on 01785 337340. If you wish a confidential discussion about the post please don't hesitate to contact the school to speak to Mrs. Becky Kenney Extended Services Leader.

“This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”

“This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.”

Please e-mail application forms to:

or post to :

Flash Ley Primary School

Hawksmoor Road


ST17 9DR

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