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  • Job start date

    3 October 2022

  • Closing date

    25 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 15 Hours per week, Monday to Friday - 3.00pm - 6.00pm Term time only (can be flexible on the number of hours each week) Start date: 3rd October 2022 (or as soon as possible)

Contract type


Actual salary

£6,474 - £6,530

After School Club Play Assistant - Thameside Primary School job summary

15 Hours per week, Monday to Friday - 3.00pm - 6.00pmTerm time only (can be flexible on the number of hours each week)
Start date: 3rdOctober 2022 (or as soon as possible)

We are looking for passionate and creative play assistants to join our school run Wraparound Care Service.

As a member of the wraparound team, you will gain valuable experience assisting the delivering a wide range of engaging and participative childcare activities; working with children from ages 4 - 12.

Our Play Assistants are passionate, enthusiastic and thrive in a highly rewarding role that facilitates children’s development throughout their time in our Breakfast and After School.

This is a demanding but very rewarding role suited to someone with an interest in supporting children and should ideally have some relevant experience of working alongside children.

You should be self-motivated, have good communication skills and be able to engage with children positively.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver safe activities with groups of children from all class ranges
  • Engage with children encouraging them to participate in activities to promote learning and social development
  • Support children on a 1:1 basis who have complex needs (if required)
  • Encourage fair and caring behaviour among the children
  • Encourage independence and self-esteem
  • Ensure safeguarding procedures are adhered to
  • Assist with food preparation for serving breakfast and afterschool snacks
  • Complete various training courses including Food Hygiene and Child Safeguarding.

You can also download an application pack via the school’s websitewww.thameside.reading.sch.uk(Go to: About us, Come & Work for us!) or email to request an application pack.

Please email:sbm@thameside.reading.sch.uk

Please return applications electronically tosbm@thameside.reading.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 25th September 2022Interview date: To be confirmed

The school is committed to safeguarding children and is an equal opportunity provider. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Thameside Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
393 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Primary School ,situated in the heart of Caversham, we are an extension of our diverse local community with more than 30 languages spoken here.

We are very proud of our inclusive nature and believe that every child – whatever their ability or background - deserves the best possible start in life.

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