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After School Club Playworker - Part-time

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2653-138S
  • Posted:28/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 - £21293 (FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 16th October


West Borough Primary School 's After School Club, Acorns Club, are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed playworker to join our provision, which accommodates up to 50 pupils a session.  The current vacancy is for 5 afternoons per week from 2:30pm until 6pm, term time only.

The successful candiate will ideally have experience of working in an extended schools provision or with children. The children are at the heart of everything we do at West Borough Primary School and we believe this to be the case from the minute they step through the door in the morning, until they leave our care.

Further information and the full Job Description are attached.

Hours: Maximum of 17.5 hours per week, term-time only, 38 weeks per year plus holiday entitlement (2.30pm to 6pm). 

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Experience of working with 4-11 year olds in a play or education environment.
  • An appropriate childcare or playwork qualification (NVQ Level 2), or the equivalent in experience.
  • First aid qualification (or willingness to undertake training)
  • Food hygiene certificate (or willingness to obtain)

If you would like to visit the school to see our Acorns Club in action, please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

Information about the school

We are a Good school with Outstanding features. Our most recent inspection was October 2022.

We have 16 classes including our maintained Nursery. A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. Our inclusive school is based on a large, well resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include a library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite.

Our happy and caring ethos is full of well motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date. Please read the school's Child Protection Policy which can be found in the documents below.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.