Playworker - Langdale Primary School

Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
£18,198 to £18,562 pro rata
06 Jan 2021
20 Jan 2021
Julie Amphlett
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
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  • Temporary, no fixed end date and with a view to becoming permanent.
  • 30 hours per week.
  • Grade 2, SCP 2 - 3, starting salary  £18,198 to £18,562, (Full Time Equivalent), £9.43 per hour, Term time only £9.43 per hour. Term Time only.

To work at:

Langdale Tadpole Facility

Langdale Primary School

Langdale Road



Staffs ST5 3QE

Tel 01782 948000


To start as soon as possible.

About the Role:

Tadpole Playworker

At Langdale Primary, we are striving ahead with an exciting new venture, to offer our families and community, a ‘2-year-old’ provision.  We have the exciting vacancy of a Playworker, working with our 2 and 3-year-old children in our Tadpole setting. Tadpoles is located within the School grounds and works closely with the Nursery Teacher, to provide high quality childcare and learning opportunities, using the EYFS Framework.

We are looking for a dedicated, hardworking person to join our fabulous team however unfortunately we are unable to invite you to look around in view of current Covid restrictions.

Your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Safeguarding children is your priority.
  • Ensuring every individual child’s needs are met.
  • Creating strong relationships with parents and keeping them updated on their child’s day and development.
  • Take pride in the delivery of exciting and age appropriate activities.
  • Adhere to our policies.
  • Help create a setting that is clean and welcoming.
  • When requested, ensure that children’s observations are detailed and reflective.
  • Encourage and praise children’s development and achievements.
  • Your Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience working and caring for children under 5 (desirable).
  • Level 2 (minimum) or higher in Childcare Learning and Development.
  • A passion to deliver high quality childcare and exciting learning opportunities.
  • Safeguarding knowledge and practice.

You will be required to promote and safeguard the welfare of the children you are responsible for or come into contact with.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting

Application packs are available for immediate download comprising job description & person specification, application form & recruitment monitoring form.  Please return application forms by email to or by post to the above address.

Closing Date : 20th January 2021

Shortlisting : 21st January 2021

Interview : 22nd January 2021 ( successful candidates will be notified of the time )








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