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Breakfast Club Playworker

West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA
Cuddington Croft Primary School
Term Time
GLF Associate 2 £3,667.2 - £4,298.87 (actual)
18th November 2021
Start Date
4th January 2022
6th December 2021 07:05 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
4th January 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Contract length: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1190422

Are you someone who is looking for a flexible, term-time job in the local area, which will suit your lifestyle? Or, are you a student who is keen to pursue a career in childcare or education and seeking a job that will give you invaluable work experience whilst fitting in with your studies?

We could have the perfect job for you! Cuddington Croft is looking for a Breakfast Club Playworker to join our friendly team.

Your opportunity

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual to help create a positive experience for the children at our wraparound provision. We are looking for someone to join our team on a permanent basis to work within our Breakfast Club.  

This is a great opportunity for a valued member of the local community. Whether you are looking for a job to fit in with your family commitments, early retirement,  or are looking for a part-time position working with children, this could be the perfect role for you. This would also be an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking to gain experience working with children, with a view to pursuing a career in childcare or education.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of dedicated staff to provide a safe and stimulating environment and encourage creative and imaginative playtime activities. The ideal candidate will be either an experienced childcare practitioner or somebody with the right qualities who is keen to learn, who will engage and inspire the children through extra-curricular activities and learning outside the classroom and uphold the ethos and values of the school.

About Cuddington Croft Primary School

Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located at Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate should:

• Have an interest in the needs of children

• Be able to lead a variety of activities including arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games

• Be proactive and flexible

• Use their own initiative to differentiate activities ensuring full inclusion for all abilities and ages

• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and colleagues

Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School:

We can provide:

• A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning

• An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team

• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored programme

The Details

Hours: Monday - Friday, AM: 7:15 am - 9:00 am (term time only)

Pay Grade: Associate 2 £18,000 - £21,100

Pro-rata salary: £3,667.28 - £4,298.87

Start Date:  January 2022

Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th December 2021(please submit your application early, as we reserve the right to close should we find the right candidate)

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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