Extended School Worker (ESW), Wandsworth, South West London

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Rutherford House SchoolWandsworth, South West London

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Scale 3 spine point 14 – 17 (Actual salary £6997.97 per annum) This role can be added to other support staff roles.
Contract term: Permanent


Extended School Worker 

This is a super opportunity for someone who has good behaviour management skills and experience of providing after-school provision, to assist in providing outstanding, creative and stimulating after-school care through safe, high quality play and learning opportunities.    

The role is part-time (3 hours per day after school/15 hours per week (3.15pm – 6.15pm)

Thus, this role can be combined with other support staff roles within our school, e.g. Breakfast Club Lead, Learning Support Assistant, (both roles are advertised separately).


For you, our school offers a superb work environment, great pupils and supportive parents. More than this there’s great leadership and excellent peer support from an outstanding team. And, if that doesn’t excite you, we’ll support you to achieve further professional qualifications and as part of Bellevue Place Trust, there will be every opportunity to develop your career.

That’s why you will need good numeracy/literacy skills, an understanding child development and the learning process, the ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities, plus the ability to relate well to children and adults. This role can be added to other support staff roles.

Visits are warmly encouraged. There are two Open Mornings where you will have an opportunity to speak to Mrs Mallett (Headteacher) and have a tour of the school. The dates are: Thursday 19th April (9.00 a.m.) and Friday20th April (2.00 p.m.). Please contact Ms Angela Smith to make an appointment on either 020 8672 5901 or angela.smith@rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk

We encourage interested applicants to read our website carefully http://www.rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk/. You will quickly see that you are applying to an extremely creative, successful school with a clear ethos of achievement, continuity and enjoyment for our pupils.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please download and complete the attached documents.

Application packs are also available from angela.smith@rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk or can be downloaded from our school website at www.rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk

Please email your completed application form to angela.smith@rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk, Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line

Closing Date for applications: Friday 27th April 2018 (4.00pm)

Interview Dates: Thursday 3rd or Friday 4th May 2018

Start date: As soon as possible

As part of BPET and Rutherford House’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all employees employed within schools are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Further details can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Services website https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Rutherford House School welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its function.

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More about Rutherford House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 217 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW17 7BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8672 5901
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