Breakfast and After School Club Lead Playworker, West Wickham, Kent

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Oak Lodge Primary SchoolWest Wickham, Kent

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £20,325 to £22,721 per annum pro-rata
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and approachable Lead Playworker to manage our Breakfast and After School Club teams. If you enjoy working with children, and want to provide and develop high quality child centered play activities in a relaxed, safe and secure environment then this could be the job for you.

You will be responsible for the planning, resourcing and organisation of stimulating activities, managing Playworkers at both locations, liaising with the schools and administrative duties including the maintenance of records. You will be based at Oak Lodge Primary School but will be required to visit Wickham Common Primary School at least once a week.

Previous experience as a leader and working with children would be a distinct advantage. Your ability to establish good relationships with both pupils and staff, together with an understanding of managing pupil behaviour is essential. You will also have a recognised paediatric first aid qualification and food hygiene certificate or be willing to undertake training. 

Hours of work: 25 hours per week: 1.30pm to 6.30pm, Term time only (38 weeks). 

Rate of Pay BR6 (£20,325 to £22,721 pro-rata).

To apply please download and complete the attached Application Form and Job Description. Please submit your completed application (which should be clearly marked with Playworker Application) the School Business Manager ( by the closing date, which is midday Monday 25th June 2018. Interviews will be held on Monday 2nd July 2018.

Oak Lodge and Wickham Common Primary Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance and other relevant employment checks.

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More about Oak Lodge Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Chamberlain Crescent, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8819 6996
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Oak Lodge is a large primary school situated in West Wickham on the borders of Croydon and Bromley.  The school is organised in seven year groups - Reception to Year 6 with three classes in each year group.  We have excellent facilities and...