This job expired on 5 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Contract type
£10.01 - £11.73 per hour

Job summary

 Post: Before and After School Club Playworker 
Salary grade: Grade 5 or 6 (depending on qualification/experience) 
Contract: part-time 9 hours per week 
Start date: September 2021 
Closing Date:  5 July 2021 - applications processed on arrival  

Rush Common is great because: 

* ‘I love playing with my friends’ 

*  ‘Cooking, I love the cooking’ 

* ‘I really enjoyed making paper flowers’ 

* ‘We love playing with lego’ 

* ‘I like reading, especially outside’  

Rush Common School is a vibrant school with a well-established and thriving Before and After School Club facility.  

We have a vacancy for a Playworker from September 2021, working with the team to provide safe, high quality education and care for young children, meeting their individual needs.  

We are looking for candidates with:  *           A Playworker qualification or equivalent. 

*         Previous experience of working with young children. 

*        Knowledge of safeguarding/child protection procedures. 

*          Good communication skills. 

*          An understanding of play based approaches to children’s learning and development. 

*          Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is an advantage. 

*          Holder of a first aid qualification an advantage.  

This is a term time only post; 7.30am – 8.30am (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) 3.00pm - 5.00pm (Monday, Thursday and Friday), there may be a the potential to extend hours to five days a week.  

Should this opportunity be of interest to you and you would like to find out more, please contact Kerrie Cox, for further information.  

Further details can be found at Telephone: 01235 533583.  

CVs alone are not acceptable.   

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits.  The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.  

All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.  

This job post has expired.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

About Rush Common School

Rush Common is a friendly and popular two-form entry Primary School with a capacity of 420 pupils aged between 4 and 11. The school is split into three phases: Early Years Foundation Stage; KS1 Years 1 and 2; and Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6). Rush Common School converted to an Academy in March 2012 and is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust. The school was awarded a Good Ofsted grading in January 2017.

School location

Hendred Way, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 2AW

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