Playworker Manager

3 days left

Location
Streetly, Sutton Coldfield
Salary
Actual salary £20,184-£23,786
Posted
28 May 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Job Ref
TV14121
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Full-Time

Blackwood Road Streetly

Sutton Coldfield

B74 3PH

Tel: 0121 353 1876

Email: applications@blackwood.walsall.sch.uk

Playworker Manager Required for Woodpecker Club our Before and After School Club at Blackwood School

Grade 6 scp 15-23 actual salary £20,184-£23,786

Working 34.25 hours term time plus INSET + 3 weeks of the school holiday

Required from September 2021

We are looking to employ a highly organised, enthusiastic Playworker Manager to manage our before and after school club - Woodpeckers. You would be following on from our much loved Woodpecker Manager who is leaving the school at the end of the Summer term. The club is very well supported and is continuing to grow.

You would be responsible for the out of hours care of our children before school, after school and for three weeks of the school holiday in our holiday club. You will also assist with the deployment of play workers during lunchtime (for our nursery children only).

Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential. You would need leadership skills to manage the team of 10 part time permanent staff members plus a bank of casual staff to plan, resources and deliver activities that contribute to the development of the whole child. You will have the responsibility of ensuring you are working with the correct ratios based on the age and needs of the children.

You will be responsible for the administration and finance associated with the role including register production, invoicing parents, debt collection and budget production. You will also be responsible for the safeguarding and health and safety of your team and the pupils in your care. You would research and plan activities, produce menus for the light teas and order the weekly food shop.

You would be expected to attend out of hour’s Governor Board committee meetings who oversee the Woodpecker provision. Such meetings take place once a term. You would also be a member of the safeguarding team.

You would be responsible for promoting, managing and staffing the holiday club which takes place for one week during Easter and two weeks during the Summer holidays.

Your core hours would be 7:15am-9:30am and 2:30pm until 6:15pm the remaining hours could be worked flexibly between the core hours with negotiation.

The main purpose of the role is to provide children with opportunities for adult led, self-directed play or directed activity. The successful applicant will need to support and encourage the children in indoor and outdoor activities.

If you are interested in applying for this post please visit https://www.blackwood-school.co.uk/vacancies/ for an application pack. Please submit your application as soon as possible to applications@blackwood.walsall.sch.uk  ; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

Our privacy notice can be found on the vacancies page of our website which shows what data we collect, how we store, transfer, process and retain it.

Closing date Friday 18th June 2021 at 12:00 noon

Interviews Monday 28th June

Interviews will consist of job related tasks and activities, and a question and answer session.

Blackwood School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. We hold child safeguarding as a priority. Successful applicants will be subject to safer recruitment checks including but not limited to an enhanced DBS check. Successful applicants will be required to provide 3 forms of ID, one of which will be a passport or photo driving licence. We welcome applicants regardless of gender, age ethnicity or religion’

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