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Playworker - Term Time

Valley Invicta Primary School at East Borough , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2172-148S
  • Posted:26/11/2019
  • Pay:VIAT 2 £5,805, pro rata to full time £17,364
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/12/2019 at 11:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


3.00pm – 6.00pm (15 hrs per week)

38 weeks per annum (term time only) 

We are looking to appoint a part- time Playworker to work alongside our dedicated team.  This is a temporary appointment to support a child which will be reviewed at the end of the summer term 2020. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working and playing with the children and have experience of working in a nursery or school setting. At our Schools Out! provision the children enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities, behave impeccably and interact positively with adults and each other.

An additional part of this role will be to support one of our reception aged children who has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. She is a lovely little girl who thrives on coming to After School Club and takes her treatment in her stride.

You will need to be calm in medical emergency situations and not have a phobia of needles or blood. Full training and support will be given.

We are only advertising for 2 weeks as we are ideally looking for a quick start and will call for an interview early if a strong application is made prior to the closing date.

The official closing date is: Friday 6th December 2019

Interviews: TBC

Start date: as soon as possible following interviews


Information about the school

East Borough is a popular two form entry Primary School with a friendly, caring ethos in the centre of Maidstone. It is set in large grounds, with beautifully maintained buildings and outside areas. We have 3 playgrounds and a large field with a good reputation for sport, ICT and music as well as for academic standards.

Ethos: Our school aims to create a safe, caring and respectful culture to enable children to develop personal abilities, interests and talents. We do this through an identified set of Core Values: Aspiration, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Courage, with the overall challenge to be the best we can be.

We are developing learning skills to ensure that children acquire positive work attitudes, grow up with honesty and learn to accept responsibility with confidence.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. It is enriched with trips, visits, productions, extra curricular activities and wrap around care. We offer opportunities for children to excel in a variety of ways.

We provide a quality education to all our pupils helping them to learn, as future citizens and lifelong learners.

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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.