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Interactive Play Leader
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Interactive Play Leader

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Woodside Academy


£4,229 - £4,245 pa
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
As soon as possible
Apply by:
15 November 2017

Job overview

Reference: SCH4167

Woodside School is part of the Belmont Woodside Federation.  The two schools share one Executive Headteacher. Woodside School is committed to enabling all young people in our care to achieve their maximum potential in education and in life. We have high expectations for all our young people and strive to ensure that individual needs, interests and abilities are recognised and met.  We celebrate difference and encourage curiosity and creativity. We work hard to enable our young people to be independent, resilient and able to make positive life choices, confidently contributing to and being valued by the communities in which they find themselves.  We will achieve this by being amongst the best providers of special education and a centre for excellence within the education community.

We are seeking to appoint suitably Interactive Play Leaders to complete our team.  You would be responsible for the safety and welfare of the children during the school lunch time break. The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication interpersonal skills and have experience of working with children with special needs including those with MLD and autism is essential. The successful candidates will join a friendly, supportive team with opportunities for further training.

We can offer you:

  • To work in a safe, successful and inclusive school community
  • To have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you in the role
  • To work as part of an experienced team
  • To further develop and enhance your skills through continuing professional development.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

For further information about the school please visit the school website www.woodside.bexley.sch.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Please contact Lisa Wilson on 01322 358802 to arrange a visit.  To apply for an application pack please email officemanagerwoodside@bwf.education

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

About Woodside Academy

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Applications closed