Lunchtime Play Leader - Part-time

South Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2180-83S
  • Posted:13/03/2019
  • Pay:SAT Band 2
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:27/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:4th April 2019


Lunchtime Play Leader

SAT Band 2 - £15627 (pro-rata £2,611.27)

7.5 hours per week, term time only (38 working weeks, paid for 43 weeks per year)


Start Date: 23rd April 2019

Closing Date: 27th March 2019 (12 noon)

Interview Date: 4th April 2019


We are seeking to appoint several Lunchtime Play Leaders, to join our team.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively and enthusiastically as part of a team and be able to engage effectively with the children, extending them in purposeful activities and enhancing their social skills whilst having fun.  You will need excellent communication skills and have the ability to create a positive, inclusive environment.

The main responsibility of the role is to supervise the pupils during the mealtime period to minimise any disruption, ensure their wellbeing and maintain their safety.  Utilising the full extent of the playground area to encourage safe and constructive playtime.

If you are successful you will be joining a supportive, enthusiastic and committed team.


Recruitment information is also available at www.swaleacademiestrust.org.uk  


Please note, we cannot accept CVs without an application form. 


Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


For information about the role or school please contact:

Mrs T Oakley



Applications to be sent to:

Trust HR Team



Trust Principal: Mr J Whitcombe MA

Executive Headteacher: Mrs J Olivier

Head of School: Mrs T Oakley

Information about the school

South Borough Primary School in Maidstone is currently a 1 form entry school in year 3, 4, 5 and 6. It became part of the Swale Academies Trust on 1st February 2015. In September 2015 the school began its journey to become a 2 form entry by taking 60 Reception children. Currently we have 3 reception classes, 2 Year 1 and 2 classes. Building work have been completed to accommodate the process of going up to a full two form entry school.

At South Borough Primary School we believe every child matters and is at the heart of all we do. We aim to ensure they can read, write and calculate effectively when they leave us. Together with that we aim to instill a sense of pride, tolerance, determination and perseverance to help them in all aspects of life. Good behaviour for learning is key for children to make good progress. We reward and practice this behaviour at school and our core values promote children to become supportive, honest children who are confident to take risks and persevere when the going gets tough.

The school has purchased new resources in Maths, including Mathletics and Bug Club for reading. We have purchased a new scheme of work for PE and Computing to link to the new curriculum.

We collaborate with other Trust schools, to ensure best practice is shared. We value our parents and have an active Friends of South Borough (FOSB) who regularly meet and organise events/functions/activities for our children.

We are proud to offer wrap around care from 7.45am to 6.00pm every day.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Team
  • Address:Swale Academies Trust, Ashdown House, Johnson Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1JS
  • Telephone: 01795 426091
  • Email: hr@swale.at


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.