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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Part time: Shift Pattern: Term-Time: Monday to Friday - Sessions run from 7.30am to 9am daily Contract Term: TTO - Term time only Hours per Week: 7.50 Weeks per Year: 43.70

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual Salary £4,083.00 (£22,737 Pro-Rata)

Pay scale

Grade 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a motivated playworker for our before school club service. Our aim is to provide safe, creative and stimulating activities in a welcoming environment.The suitable candidate will ideally hold a childcare qualification and have some experience of working with children in a similar setting, although training and support will be offered. We are also looking for someone who is friendly, approachable and motivated who will ensure that play meets the full range of children's individual and group needs.

All applications must be made online via: https://m20lt.face-ed.co.uk/vacancies

Interviews will be held on 5th July 2024

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • To provide a stable and secure environment for all children using the establishment, which meets their social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs.
  • To work with other staff, to offer support to parents/carers who are making use of the establishment.
  • To work as part of team of staff, who collectively contribute to providing positive experiences for young children and their families, in a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment.

Main Duties:

  • To provide, after-school care for children aged 3-11.
  • To provide a stimulating environment through play and other activities, in which all children can interact and develop socially, emotional, intellectually, and physically.
  • To work as a full member of a team in the operation of the establishment to ensure good practices in relation to childcare are maintained.
  • To plan and organise individual and group programmes in partnership with children, parents/carer and ensure that all daily activities effectively meet the development needs of the children.
  • To guide and assist in each child’s language development, giving extra help to children with difficulties.
  • To assist in choosing suitable equipment to provide children with a stimulating environment and the skills to acquire confidence and independence.
  • To be responsible for ensuring a safe play environment, checking materials and equipment for defects and ensuring that centre users are familiar with the fire drill and evacuation procedure.
  • To support the children with feeding and toileting if necessary.
  • To administer basic first aid for minor incidents.
  • To participate in providing a happy and relaxed environment in which all parents and carers can comfortably involve themselves and be valued and respected.
  • To support and encourage parents/carers to share in the care and education of their children.
  • To be aware of child protection procedures and identify to appropriate senior officers children at risk
  • To participate in training courses and be able to pass on knowledge gained to other staff, parents, students and other relevant people.
  • To be aware of dietary requirements linked to race, religious or physical conditions.

Other areas of responsibility

  • The post holder will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.

Where the post holder is disabled, every effort will be made to supply all necessary aids, adaptations or equipment to allow them to carry out all the duties of the job. If, however, a certain task proves to be unachievable, job redesign will be fully considered.To oversee all lunchtime staff, across all areas, ensuring that jobs, activities and sessions are planned and organised effectively.

What the school offers its staff

  • A whole school community committed to our Rights Respecting vision and values, and where excellence is continually strived for.
  • Keen and well-behaved children who are inspired to learn in exciting and creative ways.
  • A challenging and stimulating place to work with an exciting opportunity to make a difference in a growing school.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and high expectations in all areas.

Commitment to safeguarding

Beaver Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. The post holder will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Check with appropriate barred list checks, or the equivalent, and must be eligible to work in the UK.

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About Beaver Road Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
970 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address

Beaver Road is a large, multi-cultural primary school situated in the heart of Didsbury Village. In September 2018, we began our expansion from three forms of entry to five forms of entry across two school sites. The school currently has over 1000 children from 3 to 11 years of age. This will expand further over the next 2 years to 1150 children. Children from Nursery to Year 3 are based at Beaver Road First School site (M20 6SX), while children in Year 4 to Year 6 are based at our new purpose built Junior School site on Wilmslow Road (M20 2RN).

Ofsted graded the School ‘outstanding’ in October 2011 and we continue to maintain these high standards for our children and families. Beaver Road is part of the M20 Learning Trust and Liz Hardy is the Executive Headteacher (CEO) of both the Trust and School. Together with an exceptional team of talented and inspiring staff, we are committed to excellence, collaboration and respect for the whole school community.

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