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Play Team Member - Part-time

The Brent Primary School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2679-218S
  • Posted:09/09/2022
  • Pay:KR3 - £19293 FTE (£4,389 actual)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Play Team Member

At The Brent we are excited to have begun our transformation of lunchtimes and provision of play for our children.  We are seeking to appoint an individual who understands the importance of play and will be able to support and facilitate the play process.  They will join our Play Team and work under the direction of the Play Lead. 

10 hours a week: 11.30 to 1.30 Monday to Friday. Term Time only (38 weeks per year)

Start: As soon as possible

The successful candidate will need to be reliable, flexible, work well in a team and be committed to making lunch time experiences fun and engaging for all children.

All children and young people need to play. The impulse to play is innate, it is fundamental to the healthy development and well-being of individuals.  Research shows that play contributes to children’s physical and emotional health, well-being, approach to learning and enjoyment of school.


Your Opportunity:

We are looking for someone who can follow the vision of the Play Team and help deliver high quality and well supervised play activities during lunchtime.

The successful candidate will support the active supervision of children in the dining and play areas to ensure the 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.  Be keen to bring new ideas for how to raise the profile of play, physical activity and social communication.


Please note that the advert may close earlier than the published date if a successful applicant is recruited.

Information about the school

With a great reputation in the community, The Brent Primary School prides itself on providing the best possible education for the pupils in its care.

The Brent Primary School, part of Cygnus Academies Trust, is situated in Dartford. We are an Outstanding growing 3 Form Entry Primary school that is friendly and welcoming, with supportive staff and children from a variety of backgrounds. We are caring with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school.

We encourage all our staff to be active in their self development and training. We offer many opportunities for staff to develop their career within our mutually supportive team. We are a Growth Mindset school, without limiting pupil or adult learning. We encourage everyone to strive to be the best they can be personally and professionally.

With extensive grounds, which include a swimming pool, running track and wildlife areas; we are committed to an outdoor learning approach. Our creative, topic-based curriculum 'IGNITE' promotes engagement and enjoyment, as well as the knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

Further information about the school is available at: www.brent.kent.sch.uk and information about the Trust is available at www.cygnus.org.uk

If you would like to add your skills and knowledge to Team Brent and join us as we grow and develop, please get in touch.

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. To arrange a visit or for further information, please contact our Business Manager Sarah Fordham on 01322 223943 or email office@brent.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jenny Baker
  • Address:Cygnus Academies Trust, London Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6BA
  • Telephone: 01322224201
  • Email: hr@cygnus.org.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.