Breakfast and After School Club Playworker, West Wickham

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Oak Lodge Primary SchoolWest Wickham

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and approachable playworker to join our Breakfast and After School Club team. You will be based at either Oak Lodge or Wickham Common Primary School, but may occasionally be required to work at the other site.

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.

Previous experience of 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: Oak Lodge Primary School: 25 hours per week: 7.15am to 9.00am & 3.15pm to 6.30pm

Wickham Common Primary School: 26.25 hours per week: 7.15am to 9.00am & 3.00pm to 6.30pm 

Term time only (38 weeks). Rate of Pay BR3 (£17,887 to £18,836 pro-rata).

Applications for just the Breakfast or After School Club are welcome.

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) to either Oak Lodge ( or Wickham Common Primary School or ( by the closing date, which is midday Tuesday 22nd May. Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th June 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...