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Play Work Practitioner - Part-time

Speldhurst CEP School, Speldhurst

  • Ref:KCC886-3042-65S
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:03/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:7th March 2022


After-school Club Assistant/Playwork Practitioner

Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 3pm to 6pm (Term-time only)

Pay: £10.50 0 £13.50 per hour

Based at: Speldhurst Primary School in Tunbridge Wells

Polkadots, Speldhurst School's after-school provision, is looking to appoint an energetic after-school cub assistant with the ability to support and entertain our wonderful pupils. Polkadots Out of School Care has been established for over 10 years. The company stives to provide a warm and welcoming environment for the children and their families.

The role:

The Playwork Practitioner is required to be part of an after-school club. It’s a super fun and interactive role that involves looking after children aged between 4-11 years old. The role involves preparing arts and crafts session and also planning fun games for everyone to be able to participate in!

What are we looking for?

Someone who ideally has NVQ level 2 or 3 or the equivalent.

  • If you have some experience in childcare then this is a bonus but definitely not essential.
  • Someone with strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures and health and safety procedures.
  • We would love you to be motivated and to enjoy working as part of a team with great organisational skills
  • Someone who loves working with children and is great at creating a fun environment for them!
  • Ideally you will have knowledge of the EYFS and the key worker system.

Why should you join us?

  • Great opportunities to develop your career.
  • Additional hours will be available at our holiday clubs during school holidays.
  • Plenty of access to training to enhance your current skills.
  • Free childcare if you have a child aged between 4-11years old and they will be able to bring them to work with you!

If this sounds like the role for you then please click apply we can’t wait to hear from you!

Visits to the school are encouraged


Information about the school

Speldhurst Church of England Aided Primary School is in a village 3 miles from Tunbridge Wells in Kent and is at the heart of a thriving village community. We are a small, caring school with just 210 pupils so it is possible to know every child.

The school became Voluntary Aided in September 2004 and is known for its strong sense of community and Christian ethos. It has an Outstanding Ofsted judgement (February 2014) and an Excellent SIAMS judgement (June 2019). Our dedicated team of teachers, governors and support staff work closely with parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children. We provide a happy, caring environment, a broad and balanced academic curriculum and promote high standards of behaviour. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01892) 862196

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.