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Lunchtime Play Worker

Wheatfield Primary School
Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
Start Date
As soon as possible
7th February 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
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As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1299232

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.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Working Hours: 11.45am to 1.15pm, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year

Salary: GLF Associate 1 pay scale (£19,233 FTE)

Pro Rata: £10.25 per hour, £3,358 per annum.

Closing date for applications:

Interview date: candidates will be considered on application

Start date: ASAP


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

Wheatfield Primary School

Wheatfield Primary School

Part of GLF Schools

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