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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Part time, term time: The hours for the post of Play Worker are 5 hours per week (1 hour per day) covering before school club (from 7.45pm to 8.45pm), for 5 days per week, term time only. Flexibility will be considered so please state any variations on your application form.

Contract type

Fixed term - 1-year

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and caring Play Worker to join our hard working and committed team in our successful before and after school club, Ark. Ark provides a safe, inclusive and caring environment for children aged 4-11 attending our school.

No experience is necessary, other than a desire to work with children. Training will be given to the successful applicant as will the opportunity to shadow and work alongside long serving members of the Ark team. All Ark staff are Level 2 Food Hygiene trained, the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to undertake this training.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • actively working and participating under the direction of the Play Leader to provide extended opportunities for children to relax, learn and play;
  • providing safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities;
  • providing appropriate care, control and supervision of pupils in the Ark;
  • helping prepare and serve breakfast;
  • ensuring that each child’s wellbeing is met and they thrive in a safe environment.

The hours for the post of Play Worker are 5 hours per week (1 hour per day) covering before school club (from 7.45am to 8.45am), for 5 days per week, term time only. Flexibility will be considered so please state any variations on your application form

Pay is under the Surrey Pay Scale Grade 3, currently £23,576 per annum (pro rata to £2,744.75 per annum for 5 hours per week, term time only). The hourly rate is: £12.56.

We celebrate our differences and welcome applications from people of all faiths, races,sexualities, backgrounds and cultures.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will join our dedicated and hardworking team and play an important role in wider school life. This will initially be a 1 year fixed-term contract; it is likely that this will be extended.

We can offer to the successful candidate:

  • A committed, supportive and welcoming staff team
  • Excellent opportunities for career development
  • A high level of support from our Governors

Further details about the role

Tours are warmly encouraged. If you would like to arrange a visit of our school, please contact the School Office to arrange a suitable time.

Commitment to safeguarding

Nutfield Church Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants should read the school’s safeguarding policy (available on our website) and are required to declare any criminal convictions, cautions or disciplinary proceedings related to young people. We will follow Safer Recruitment Practice in our recruitment process and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Scheme and provide satisfactory references.

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About Nutfield Church CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01737 823239

Nutfield Church Primary School is a one form entry Voluntary Aided school and an important part of a village community. We are proud of our school, where children are enthusiastic, staff are dedicated, and parents and carers are supportive. The school is set in extensive grounds which is an ideal setting for our children to play; we encourage outdoor learning through our Wellbeing curriculum and the development of our on-site farm.

Arranging a visit to Nutfield Church CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@nutfield.surrey.sch.uk.

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