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Lunchtime Play Worker

Winnersh Farm, Woodward Way, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5UU
Wheatfield Primary School
Term Time
£9.50 per hour
25th April 2022
Start Date
5th September 2022
5th June 2022 12:05 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
5th September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1227823

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible Lunchtime Play Worker for a term-time permanent position. The successful candidate will be a friendly and reliable team member with an interest in working with children. You will be responsible for supervising children in the lunch hall and playground, promoting excellent behaviour, organising play activities and administering basic first aid.

About Wheatfield primary School

Wheatfield Primary is a one-form entry in Wokingham, Berkshire. Learning and teaching is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire and engage pupils who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and learning environment. Wheatfield primary School opened its doors for the first time in September 2014. We encourage children to:

• Be confident

• Be respectful

• Be adventurous, brave and true

• Be positive

• Be happy and

• Do the best that you can do

With an engaged and active community, this is an exciting time to join our school.

What we are looking for

A proven ability to work on their own initiative be flexible, reliable and able to work as part of a team.

Confidence to work with children.

A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.

A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

Why work at Wheatfield Primary School?

• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links

• A well-supported and vibrant learning environment with an emphasis on high levels of achievement.

• High expectations, yet caring ethos, which focuses on the development of the whole child.

• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body with GLF Schools.

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

• Continuous Professional Development

• Work life and family friendly policies

• Flexible Working

• Staff Wellbeing

• Career Pathways and Talent Management

The Details

Working Hours: 11.30am to 1.00pm, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year

Salary: GLF Associate 1 pay scale £9.50 per hour

Pro Rata: £3,114 per annum.

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2022

Interview date: TBC

Start date: 5th September 2022


We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our school. To arrange an appointment, please call the school offices on 0118-9896950.


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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