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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 10 hours per week Monday to Friday (3.30 pm - 5.30 pm)

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year in First Instance (01.09.2024 - 31.08.2025)

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 2: £22,737 - £23,500 pro rata

Actual salary

£5,446 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

Playworker & Wraparound Care Support

Job Purpose

The Playworker Wrap-Around-Care Support is responsible for the delivery of safe, creative, appropriate activities and the general welfare of pupils in our After School Wrap-Around-Care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The position is part time, various hours.
  • Responsibility for ensuring safe arrival of children at the club and the safe delivery to carers at the end of the day.
  • The planning and preparation of safe, creative, appropriate activities in a fun and caring environment.
  • Keeping children safe and minimizing risks in the wrap around care environment including daily risk assessment checks.
  • Preparing and serving snacks/refreshments for the children ensuring that hygiene, health and safety measures are met.
  • Administering and recording first aid as appropriate
  • Being responsible for setting up the room for the daily activities and aiding with the care and cleanliness of the rooms and equipment, including tidying the rooms at the end of the day.
  • Ensuring that areas are kept tidy and filled with artwork and activities.
  • Positive management of children’s behaviour.
  • Hold a Level 2 Childcare qualification OR have equivalent experience in a childcare setting.
  • Are committed to undertaking further training or development as required
  • Have a secure knowledge of child development and ways in which children can be encouraged to learn
  • Can establish good relationships with children, parents and other staff, communicating clearly and sensitively
  • Have awareness of the need for confidentiality
  • Can use initiative to plan activities
  • Can work co-operatively with the staff team and with parents to share knowledge and expertise for the benefit of the children

What the school offers its staff

Highters Heath Primary School is proud to be part of the Excelsior Multi-Academy Trust. With their support we continue to improve and provide our children with the best education possible as well as helping to nurture and develop their personal and social skills. Our values of succeeding together, engaging learning, ensuring equality for all, and aspiring from the start, shape all we do across Excelsior Trust and our schools. Our ‘No Outsiders’ approach to equality ensures everyone is welcome in all our schools.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Highters Heath Community School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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