Out of School Club Playworker

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Out of School Club Playworker

Kings Priory School
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Contract Type
Part Time
up to £10.21 per hour + overtime
Start Date
1st March 2023
31st January 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st March 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1298324

Out of School Club Playworker

Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 31 January 2023
Telephone Interviews to be held: If successful upon application 
Interviews to be held: TBC
Start date: 1 March 2023

up to £10.21 an hour depending on experience plus overtime paid from holiday work

1 x part time contract 16 hours per week. Potential for more hours as the business needs. 

Typical hours may be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7.30am - 9.00am, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3pm - 5.30pm/6pm. Subject to change.

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

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 half term, Second week of Easter break, May half term, 4 weeks of Summer and October half term.

This will be at least 2 days a week during these holiday periods in line with your usual weekly contracted hours i.e. 16 hours. 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.

The Role

One of our team members is retiring so we wish to appoint a well-motivated, Out of School Playworker. If you have childcare experience and would like a part-time working pattern, this role may give you all flexibility you need allowing you more time in your day for other commitments. This position is ideal for a Teaching Assistant who desires additional hours, or a Teacher who would like to step away from the pressures of teaching, yet still allowing the ability to work with children in a part-time environment. If you have experience of working with children, this maybe the change you need.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and well organised individual to assist in the operation of our Out of School Club. 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.


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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