Play Assistant

The Meadows Primary School
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
National minimum wage (according to age)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
18th April 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1315905

Play Assistant

Futura Commercial Services

Play Assistant (Holiday club)

Start: ASAP

Salary: National minimum wage (according to age)

Location: The Meadows Primary School (Bitton)

Contract: Variable hours, all year round.

Term: Casual basis

Are you looking for a new challenge and exciting opportunity?

This is an opportunity to join Meadows Primary School, a thriving, supportive school at the heart of the community. Futura Learning Partnership is at an exciting stage in its development. The Trust currently comprises of fourteen schools with more planning to join and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in East Bristol and Bath.

Zest Childcare, part of Futura Commercial Services are looking for lively and enthusiastic person to join our Zest Childcare Team based at The Meadows Primary School (Bitton). This role is for hours to be allocated for our successful Holiday Club. The hours can be negotiated and are based on need of the provision. There will be opportunity for additional hours within our After School Club and Breakfast Club provision if we have staff absences. Wrap-Around Play Assistants organise, plan and take part in play activities with the children within our care. You will supervise the children efficiently whilst ensuring the children are happy and safe at all times.

The working hours are agreed based on availability but the Holiday Club runs from 7.45am – 6.15pm each day and has split shifts if that is preferred.

Level 2 Childcare or equivalent qualification would be an advantage as would a paediatric First Aid qualification, although you do not necessarily need qualifications as we will invest in your training if you can demonstrate the right attributes for working with children.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment

Benefits include;

  • Pension scheme,
  • Discounted sports centre/gym membership,
  • Free wellbeing support & medical cover,
  • Free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We will be merging with The Clevedon Learning Trust on 1 March 2023 to form a new larger Trust comprising of 28 schools, serving 11,600 pupils, located in Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, South Bristol, North Somerset and Somerset.

Interviews are likely to be held shortly after your application is received should you be shortlisted

No CVs or agencies please

Please note that our HR/Recruitment system software provider will be carrying out planned maintenance work on 22nd and 25th March during this period the recruitment system may be out of action. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

To apply:

Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack

Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura Learning Jobsite

Complete and submit your online application before the closing date.

 Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.



Safeguarding Statement:

The Meadows Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The Meadows Primary School

The Meadows Primary School

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