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Lunch Play Leader - Term Time

Walderslade Primary, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2203-28S
  • Posted:19/04/2024
  • Pay:E2 - £16,394-£16,863 per annum pro rata
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/05/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 10th May 2024


A great opportunity has arisen for a talented Lunch time play lead to join our successful team at Walderslade Primary School, part of the Rivermead Inclusive Trust. 

If you are full of enthusiasm, fun and keen to make a difference then you are our candidate!

We are a well-equipped one form entry modern primary school, thriving at the heart of the Walderslade Community.

Walderslade Primary is full to capacity with a high demand for places. We firmly believe all pupils deserve to succeed and provide a creative curriculum within a supporting ethos to ensure all meet their full potential. We hope you are the right person to join our great team!

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working with children in an educational setting.
  • Enjoy being with children and have a real desire to support them
  • Believe all children can do well 
  • Be able to work collaboratively, but can also act with initiative
  • Be self-motivated and keen to develop your skills
  • Be proactive and full of enthusiasm 
  • Have a good sense of humour!

We can offer you:

  • A supportive and friendly working team
  • Well behaved children who enjoy learning and rise to every challenge
  • A well-resourced school, in an outstanding setting
  • A range of support from our team of professionals who are absolutely committed to driving our school forward, including SLT and Key Stage leaders.

For further details, an application form or to arrange an informal visit please contact Mrs Sara Bridger on 01634 337766

Information about the school

Walderslade Primary School is a one-form entry primary school, situated in the heart of Walderslade. There has been a school on the site for over a hundred years, however the current school was only built in 2012, winning an award for its design.

We are a small school, with big ambitions! We pride ourselves on knowing each individual child and ensuring that they reach their potential. We aim to provide anyone joining our school family with the best opportunities possible, helping to nurture and develop them with a holistic approach to learning. We live by our values of Dream Achieve Respect Excel. The school is part of the wonderfully supportive Rivermead Inclusive Trust.

Our school works as a team in which parents, children, staff and governors are all involved in the education of our children. Everyone at Walderslade Primary wants the very best for our pupils, with parental involvement playing an important part. We feel teamwork is the key to us getting the best out of every member of our school community.

We are a family at Walderslade Primary, and we understand that children only have one chance at Primary school. We want to make this time count for all.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Sara Bridger
  • Address:Dargets Road, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8BJ
  • Telephone: 01634 337766
  • Email: sbridger@r-i-t.org


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 Education.