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Play Leader - Part-time

Tiger Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2008-192S
  • Posted:13/09/2023
  • Pay:£4,533 pro rata
  • Start Date:September/October 2023
  • App Close Date:06/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Tiger Primary are looking to appoint a Play Leader to support our lovely children during lunchtime in school.  We seek a reliable person who will assist in ensuring the safety and welfare of our pupils during the midday break. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a friendly team, caring for children and enjoy supporting their lunchtime activities. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for a specific year group during the lunch period, whether on the playground in dry weather or in the classrooms in wet weather.
  • Willingness to assist with other year groups where necessary.
  • To gather year group and ensure the children are brought in to the dining hall for lunch whilst maintaining acceptable levels of behaviour.
  • To deal effectively and consistently with behaviour issues at lunchtimes according to school policy.
  • To ensure the health and safety of pupils throughout the lunchtime period, both on the playground and within the school building.
  • To monitor behaviour to ensure safe and sensible play. To be a positive role model and deliver creative playground activities within a positive and fun environment, therefore motivating and encouraging children to participate in sport or physical activity.
  • To be able to work as part of a team with the lunchtime staff and liaise where necessary with members of the Senior Leadership Team.

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary schools, one Primary school, and one Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An incredibly well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
  • A trust that fosters a positive culture towards flexible working and work life balance.
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme
  • A brand new, fully equipped staff gym

If you would like to look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email recruitment@futureschoolstrust.com

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion

Information about the school


Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 745166
  • Email: officetps@tigerprimary.com


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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.