Cuddington Croft are looking for a Senior Before and After School Playworker.
Cuddington Croft Primary School is offering an exciting opportunity for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to help create and oversee a positive experience for the children at our wraparound provision. We are looking for someone to take a lead role within our team on a permanent basis to work at our breakfast club in the morning and our after school club in the afternoons.
The role requires someone who is passionate about children's learning through play and is able to lead a variety of activities including arts and crafts as well as indoor and outdoor games. The successful candidate will hold responsibility for being proactive and using their own initiative to plan differentiated activities, ensuring full inclusion for all abilities and ages. They will also lead a team of dedicated staff to provide a safe and stimulating environment, inspiring the children through extra-curricular activities and learning outside the classroom.
As the senior member of the team, this person must be able to establish and model positive working relationships with both pupils and colleagues as well as being the initial point of contact for parents of club users.
This is a great opportunity for a valued member of the local community who wishes to uphold the ethos and values of the School. Whether you are looking for a job to fit in with your family commitments, early retirement, or looking for a great part time position, this could be the perfect job for you. This would also be an excellent opportunity for somebody who is considering pursuing a full time career in childcare or education in the future.
Unfortunately, due to current restrictions, we are unable to invite potential applicants in to the school to look around but if you have any questions at all about the role, we would be more than happy to discuss these over the telephone. Therefore, if you would like to speak to someone, please contact Emma Smith, the Extended Services Manager.
About Cuddington Croft Primary School
Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located in Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.
What we are looking for
The successful candidate should:
• Have an interest in the play needs of children
• Be able to lead a variety of activities including arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games
• Be proactive and use initiative
• Use their own initiative to differentiate activities ensuring full inclusion for all abilities and ages
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and colleagues
Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School:
We can provide:
• A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning
• An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team
• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme
• An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT
Hours: 28.75 hours a week, 38 weeks of the year as follows:
- Monday - Friday, AM: 7:15am - 9:00am
- Monday - Friday, PM: 2:45pm - 6:45pm
Pay Grade: Specialist £22,500 - £31,000 FTE
Pro rata salary:
£15,062 - £20,752 based on 28.75 hours a week, 38 weeks of the year
Start Date: September 2021
Closing date for applications: 1st September 2021 (please submit your application early, as we reserve the right to close should we find the right candidate)
Interview Date: To be confirmed
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.