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Playworker

Location
Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5PG
School
Hillcroft Primary School
Hours
Part Time, Term Time
Salary
£10,422 Pro Rata
Posted
20th June 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
Expires
2nd July 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1249309
Start date
1st September 2022
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Interested in a part-time job? We are looking for someone to help supervise the children in our Breakfast and After School Club.

Your opportunity

Acorns Breakfast & After School Club is based at Hillcroft Primary School and provides quality childcare for children between the ages of 3 and 11. We are looking for someone to join our team on a permanent basis to work mornings and/or afternoons. 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, studies or early retirement. This is a great part time position and could be the perfect job for you.

About Hillcroft Primary School

Hillcroft is a happy, vibrant and forward thinking school, our excellent staff team are committed and dedicated in ensuring that each and every child is nurtured to achieve their personal best. We have high standards and expect the best. As part of the Chalklands Cluster, comprising of four GLF schools within the area, we have a collaborative approach towards working which means the schools work closely together to provide an exceptional educational experience to the local communities. The schools benefit from being able to share resources and support each other where needed. It will also allow for more opportunities for career progression across the cluster and give you the chance to enhance your professional development.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate should:

  • Be enthusiastic and motivated
  • Be able to develop positive relationships with young children
  • Have an interest in the play needs of children
  • Be able to participate in a variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, and other outdoor and indoor games
  • Be proactive, using their own initiative to differentiate activities to ensure full inclusion for all abilities and ages.
  • Be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children and values parental involvement.
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Have GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above

Why work at Hillcroft Primary School

  • A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
  • Part of the GLF Chalklands cluster (including Hillcroft Primary, Warlingham Primary, Marden Lodge Primary and Whyteleafe Primary), encouraging a collaborative approach to working Part of the Chalklands
  • Excellent CPD opportunities

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
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Hours: 7.30 – 9.00 / 2.45 - 5.45pm, 5 days a week (22.5 hours per week), 42 weeks of the year (term time plus 3 weeks) These hours can be split for the right candidates.
Salary: Associate 2 £18,000 (FTE) Pro Rata: £10,422
Closing date for applications: 1st July 2022
Interview date: TBA

If you would like more information about the role, or a tour of the school, please contact the school office.

Attachments

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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