2 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4, point 3 £20,812 fte (pro-rata)

Playworker job summary

St Botolph’s C of E Primary School

(a part of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust)

is seeking to appoint 

Playworker (Before and After School Club)

Payscale: Grade 4

10 hours 50 minutes per week, term time only.

Monday – Friday 7.30am - 8.40am and 2 afternoons 3pm - 5.30pm

St Botolph’s are looking for an enthusiastic playworker who will assist in the day to day organisation of the breakfast and after school club.  To supervise and take care of the children in all areas inside and outside of the school.

The successful candidate will:

·       be enthusiastic

·       hold GCSE’s grades 4-9 (or equivalent) in Maths and English

·       hold current First Aid and Food Hygiene certificates or a willingness to undertake training

·       have experience of working in an educational or childcare setting with children

·       be able to communicate clearly and positively with staff, parents and pupils

·       be keen to work within a team environment to facilitate a range of play based activities.

·       be flexible to the school's needs.

The role will be to assist in planning, organising and participating in a range of stimulating and developmental activities for our pupils. The successful candidate will be assisting in collecting pupils from class and ensuring safe collection by parent/carers at the end of their session. They will have the supervision, safety and welfare of children in mind at all times. They will also communicate with children, staff and parents on a daily basis, doing so politely and clearly. The right candidate will carry out duties to ensure children have refreshments and that the eating area is keep clean and tidy throughout the session. They will also demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to training and development.

We can offer you friendly and enthusiastic children, a supportive staff team and a welcoming environment committed to ongoing professional development and staff well-being.

 For the job description and person specification, please visit our website or the My New Term website. Applications should be submitted via My New Term.

Closing date:  Wednesday 27th September, 12pm

Interviews: Wednesday 4th October

We would like to advise if you have not heard from us by2nd October hen on this occasion you have not been successful in securing an interview and that due to the large volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to every applicant.  We would like to thank you for your interest in working with us, and if you do not receive an interview this time please do not let this stop you applying for further posts advertised across DEMAT in the future.

The Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons  regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check.

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About St Botolph's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
372 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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