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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.04 Hourly

Playworker job summary


Job Title: Care Club Playworker
Reports to: Care Club Manager/Deputy
Grade: B1


To actively work and participate under the direction of the Care Club Manager/Deputy Manager to provide safe, high quality play for children aged 4 – 11 years of age.

To build links and work in partnership with parents, carers and professionals to promote the well-being of the children.


  • To support the Club Supervisor in the planning and implementation of the daily activities of the Club to ensure children's needs are met. Ensure the children are safely escorted from our St Andrew’s site to Care Club as required.
  • To work with staff to maintain the Club to an agreed standard of tidiness, cleanliness and hygiene and to advise the Club Supervisor of any concerns e.g. regarding children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To support the Club Supervisor in ensuring that all relevant records are maintained and to attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.~
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as determined by the Club Supervisor.
  • To be aware of, and to implement, national and local guidelines in order to safeguard and promote the well-being of the children.
  • To direct any parents with concerns or queries to the Club Supervisor.
  • In the absence of the Supervisor, the Deputy Supervisor will take on the responsibilities of Supervisor and you will report to her and undertake any duties or responsibilities at her direction. In the Club Supervisors absence, all queries or concerns should be addressed to the Deputy Supervisor.

    The government are looking at ways in which childcare provision can be extended from the ‘traditional school’ environment. Introducing Breakfast/After School Clubs is one way in which they are achieving this.

    The post holder will act as a role model and be able to effectively communicate with children, parents, etc in order to maintain appropriate standards of behaviour and provide feedback to parents, professionals, etc. The post is mainly reactive with little need for planning or evaluation.


  • Education, Training and Work Qualifications
  • Essential:

    Good standard of general education


    Paediatric First Aid Certificate

  • Knowledge
  • Essential:

    Basic understanding of food hygiene


    Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, equal opportunities and confidentiality

    Understanding of relevant national regulations and guidance.

  • Skills and Abilities
  • Essential:

    Ability to:

    - Provide and facilitate an inclusive, safe and creative play. - Communicate well with a wide range of groups and individuals. - Work as a team member. - Use common sense. - Carry out all responsibilities within an equal opportunities framework.

  • Relevant Experience


- Experience of working with children aged 4 - 11 years. - Experience understanding of multi-agency and partnership working

Commitment to safeguarding

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and employment practices reflect this commitment.

The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of Potters Gate School is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, LGC members, Trust directors, visitors, contractors and third party professionals to share this view. The safeguarding and protection of children is everyone’s responsibility.

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About Potters Gate CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
535 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

I have great pleasure in welcoming you to Potters Gate C. of E. Primary School. I hope that this website will give you the information that you need about our school.

Potters Gate Primary School works alongside St. Andrew’s Infant School with an executive leadership. The two schools have a long history together which continues to be evident with the very close working relationship that exists today.

At Potters Gate, children have the opportunity to form lifelong friendships and make an excellent start to their education. We are very proud of our school which offers an environment where staff, families and governors work together to ensure the best possible education for all our children.

As a Church school we have a distinctive character where Christian Values are promoted in all aspects of school life. We encourage all members of the school community to promote a Christian ethos where care and respect is shown to everyone. As a Church school there are strong links with the Parish Church of Saint Andrew's.

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