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Lunchtime Play Worker

Cuddington Croft Primary School
Cheam, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
£20,741 FTE: £3,018 pro rata
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
24th November 2023 12:00 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1384273

Are you looking to join a successful and nurturing primary school as a Lunchtime Playworker?

Your opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about children and can encourage and initiate games at playtime. The successful candidate will relate in a friendly but firm manner with all children in the playground and during the lunchtime meal period.

What we are looking for

You will ensure children obtain their lunch and supervise the areas for children’s eating and play in breaktimes. Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting children in their play and eating. Candidates will ideally have experience of working with children and feel that they are approachable and can be patient, resilient and flexible with the demands of breaktime and the children’s needs. The working hours will be 11:45am - 1:00pm Monday - Friday

With further training you will be expected to support your team and the children for any first aid requirements.

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

About Cuddington Croft

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Cuddington Croft, our cluster includes the following other schools; The Vale Primary School, Banstead Infant School, Warren Mead Infant and Junior Schools, Danetree Primary School and Floreat Wandsworth Primary School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

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 17,000 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

● 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

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: £20,741

Actual Salary: £3,018

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 11:45 – 13:00, 6.25hrs per week, 38weeks per year +INSET

Closing Date: 24th November 2023

Interview date: 27th or 30th November


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

Cuddington Croft Primary School

Cuddington Croft Primary School

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