Hatfield Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 6HY

This job expired on 30 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (TBC)


£18,887 pro rata (Grade 2, Point 3)

Playleader job summary

The Role

Hatfield Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Playleader to join their team!

Our Playleader will work under the guidance and instruction of teaching staff/senior staff to enable access to learning and play for all pupils.

As our Playleader, you will be:

Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies.
Interact with, and support pupils, according to individual needs and skills.
Lead or supervise safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities for a range of age groups.
Maintain safe and fair use of school equipment and ensure children take care of equipment.
Manage the planning of a wide range of creative and enjoyable activities

We are looking for individuals who have:

Experience of working with children
Understanding of and commitment to following all safeguarding procedures of the school.
Ability to communicate in an appropriate manner with children/adults.
Commitment to enhancing pupils’ lunchtime experiences by encouraging play and social skills.
Ability to deal with challenging behaviour.

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Supporting documents

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About Hatfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
378 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Hatfield Academy is a larger than average-sized primary academy situated in the North of Sheffield with over 400 children on roll from the Reception Year to Year 6.


It is a vibrant and exciting Academy. We make a promise to every child, that we will do whatever it takes to ensure they are successful at our Academy. We have extremely high expectations and aspirations for our pupils, which promotes a culture of excellence in all we do.

At Hatfield Academy we offer pupils a well-rounded and balanced curriculum, with a clear focus on ensuring that children have the necessary academic skills to succeed. We are clear that we are preparing children for jobs that have not been created yet and to be global citizens who will work worldwide. To this end we have a deep belief in preparing children for life beyond the school gates. We develop the cultural capital of all our pupils, through a range of exciting extra-curricular enrichment activities.


Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities. 

We believe that by reflecting and representing the communities and people we serve, we will better and further the life chances of our pupils.

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