Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
7.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Scale 1 (£17,842 to £18,562 pro-rata per annum)
Actual salary
£3,046 to £3,169 actual per annum

Job summary

Our children love to learn new games and activities at lunch time - and we are looking for the exciting person who will join our team to help them!

Victoria Primary School is looking to appoint a permanent play leader who has a passion for helping children to get active and to become great team players. First-time visitors to Victoria Primary School are always surprised: we are a culturally diverse inner-city estate school where our team’s high academic expectations are evident and our pupils are obviously eager to please. This position offers a rare and exciting opportunity to join a committed and friendly team of professionals who expect to support and challenge each other to secure the very best for all of our children.

We are looking for people who:
• truly believe in our school motto: “Work hard – Be kind” – for pupils and staff alike
• have a proven track record of maintaining, or the desire to develop, a great play environment
• can naturally and confidently engage young children of all backgrounds
• genuinely want to work together to improve their own skills and abilities
• love education and the rewards of working with children

The play leader we appoint can expect to:
• be an equal member of a very forward-thinking staff team
• be supported by – and / or contribute to - personalised coaching, action research, and focused training
• work with diverse, outgoing and friendly children
• engage with ongoing development and support through the Nova Education Trust and the Torch Teaching School Alliance

Visits to our school are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 30th November 2021. Interviews will be held shortly after that date.

Application forms and further details are available from the school via and clicking the “vacancies” tab.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All posts in Nova Education Trust schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement. The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Additional allowances

Westfield Health, Pension and CPD.

Applying for the job

Please visit our website to apply.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
354 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Victoria Primary School

Victoria Primary School is a vibrant city school accommodating 420 full-time pupils and 52 part-time nursery pupils in The Meadows area of Nottingham.

School location

Ainsworth Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 1FX

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