Out of School Club Playworker - September 2024

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Out of School Club Playworker - September 2024

Kings Priory School
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade C £11.79 per hour
Start Date
2nd September 2024
30th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1425331


Contract type: Permanent

Closing date:  30 June 2024

Interviews to be held: TBC

Start date: September 2024

Salary: from £11.79 plus overtime paid from holiday work

Post: 1 x part time contract. We are looking at recruiting staff to work either every morning or afternoon or a combination of. It may be 2 days a week or 5 days a week, it may be all mornings or all afternoons. This is can be discussed. 

Term time hours: Breakfast Club 7.30am – 9.00am and After School Club 3.00pm – 6.00pm.

The Role

We wish to appoint an Out of School Club Playworker.

The hours of the post give you all flexibility you need allowing you more time in your day for other commitments.

This position is ideal for someone wanting to widen their experience of working in childcare. Candidates must have had some experience of working with children such as brownie/scout groups or a play based setting and be familiar good practice in relation to working with children.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and well organised individual to assist in the operation of our Out of School Club. We welcome candidates with experience of delivering sport, dance and those that have creative flair and love to share their ideas.

Your role will be to ensure all children are safe and feel secure and that the provision you offer is consistent, effective and of a high standard. You will need to be able to build trusting relationships with children from the ages of 4 - 11 years old and provide positive feedback to parents and carers. You will need to be aware of maintaining high standards of care and follow policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding. In return we can offer a welcoming, experienced and supportive team in a well-resourced and attractive environment

Holiday hours:

OOSC Staff are required to cover the opening times of the holiday club which are 8:00am - 6.00pm.

You will be required to work your normal hours during the following holidays:

February, May and October half term, the second week of the Easter holidays and 4 weeks during the summer holidays.

This will be at least 2 days a week during these holiday periods in line with your usual weekly contracted hours i.e. 22.5. Hours worked during the holidays will be paid as additional overtime on top of your annual salary. You may work more hours to support the department.

When will I be able to take holiday?

The role will include 7 weeks annual leave per year as detailed below:

2 weeks at Christmas, 1 week at Easter, 3 weeks during the Summer and 1 week during the October break. This is in addition to days you will not be working during the holiday clubs.


Safeguarding Statement:

Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Kings Priory School

Kings Priory School

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