Lunchtime Activity Leader, Swindon

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Hazelwood AcademySwindon
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.45 per hour (actual salary £2,721 including Living Wage allowance)
Contract term: Fixed Term

 7.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Monday to Friday 11.45am – 1.15pm 

Hazelwood Academy opened on the 1st June 2013 following the successful conversion of its predecessor school and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We are a Primary Academy with an attached Nursery, situated in West Swindon, located just off J16 of the M4. There are currently just over 200 pupils on roll and pupils benefit from a modern, purpose built school building with extensive grounds. The Academy is at an exciting stage in its journey and is committed to securing the future of Hazelwood Academy as a centre of excellence and innovation, where talent is nurtured. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Lunchtime Activity Leader to join our friendly team. The role will involve planning and supervising activities (indoors and outdoors); helping to build friendships and supportive play groups; identifying isolated pupils and encouraging participation, and ensuring pupils are engaged in positive behaviour. The successful candidate will be able to maintain a safe working environment, be able to work well as part of a team and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  

This is a fixed term position until at least 26 July 2018.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required to start as soon as possible.

Closing date: Friday 22 September 2017.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Monday 25 September 2017. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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