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Play Leader - Part-time

St Mildred's Primary Infant School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2328-82S
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 Pro Rata Full Time Salary (Term Time)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19th/20th October 2022


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lunchtime Play Leader for a term-time permanent position.  The successful candidate will be a friendly and reliable team member with an interest in organising, facilitating and supporting children during their lunchtime playtime.  The role is supporting all children ages 4-7 years old on the playground.   This post will be for 10 hours per week, 11.45 am - 1.45pm and will be temporary in the first instance. It will be paid at Kent Range 3 and be pro rata of the full time salary equivalent.

Applicants must have good numeracy and literacy skills and/or an NVQ or equivalent related to the post. Experience of working with children is vital.

Our vision is: Dream Big, Aim High, Make a difference.

Applicants must believe in and model this and our values which are Honesty, Enjoyment, Achievement, Respect and Teamwork (see our website for more details).

We are a warm and friendly Infant school with a strong, supportive and committed staff team.

We would normally encourage visits to the school prior to application but this is not possible at this time. We would encourage you look at our website to familiarise yourself with our school.

If applicants have not been contacted within two weeks of their application they have been unsuccessful.

Information about the school

St. Mildred’s is a three form entry infant school in Broadstairs with a creative and child centred approach to education. The school is situated near the railway station and library and is about 10 minutes from the beach at Viking Bay. Our Outstanding Ofsted report from November 2021 stated ‘Everyone works together to help pupils achieve their very best. Consequently, pupils are happy and eager to be at school.

St Mildred's has a well developed creative curriculum, which provides our children with exciting opportunities for learning, both in the classroom and in the wider environment. We place high value on the Arts and outdoor learning; we have established a Forest School in our grounds. Our staff are friendly, enthusiastic and very committed to providing the best education we can for our pupils.

We have a supportive Governing Body, all of whom contribute to the strong community environment we have within the school.

St Mildred's is a Co-operative Foundation Primary school which believes strongly in the Co-operative ethos. As part of Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust we work in very close partnership with Bromstone Primary School with whom we are federated, and with Garlinge Primary School. We share our Executive Headteacher with Garlinge, Bromstone and Parkside Schools.

As part of our Admissions Policy, children of staff who have been employed by us for 2 years or more rank second on our Admissions criteria to gain entry to our school.

St Mildred's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. You will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. The school will also, as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 complete an online search for shortlisted applicants.

Please note that we will only accept applications made electronically through this site. Applicants will always require the relevant child safeguarding checks to be successful.

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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.