An exciting opportunity has become available for a Lunchtime Play Leader at Cordwalles Junior School.
The successful candidate will support the supervision of children in the dining area and play areas to ensure the orderly conduct, welfare and safety of children during school lunch breaks. We are looking for a pro-active individual to work collaboratively and flexibly within our team, build good working relationships with both children and adults and demonstrate a respectful and caring attitude towards all our children.
About Cordwalles Junior School
At Cordwalles Junior School, relationships between staff and pupils are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of everyone in our community. The School offers a vibrant, broad and balanced curriculum and we work hard to meet the needs of all our pupils. This positive culture permeates all aspects of school life and the promotion of learning, through the full range of teaching approaches, takes account of the needs of all learners. Through our partnership with GLF, we benefit from sharing outstanding resources and practice across a range of schools. Cordwalles is an exceptional learning environment with a real community spirit. It provides children with a high degree of challenge combined with personalised support. Our core purpose each day is to facilitate engagement in, and for, learning and discovery. Our staff share a commitment to delivering exciting and engaging lessons and to a relentless drive towards raising the attainment of all pupils, regardless of their different starting points. Cordwalles is graded as a ‘GOOD’ school in all areas by Ofsted (2017).
What we are looking for
The candidate we are looking for should:
- Ensure children remain within permitted areas of the school during the lunch break and to intervene in any situation where the safety of a child may be at risk
- To supervise the movement of children between classrooms, play and dining areas from the start of lunch break until classes re-commence, and to ensure orderly conduct in the dining area
- To initiate and encourage positive play
- Organise play activities that are age appropriate
Why work at Cordwalles Junior School
We can offer you:
- A supportive and approachable senior management team.
- Job satisfaction.
- The opportunity to work in an expanding and developing Educational Trust, GLF.
Salary: Associate 1 - £17,457
Pro Rata: £2643
Hours of work: 6.5 hours a week. This role is term time only
Closing date for applications: Monday 9th November 2020
Interview date: Tuesday 10th November 2020
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. 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.