Lunchtime Play Worker - Ref 622, Kettering

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Greenfields Primary SchoolKettering

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,613 FTE (£1,844.95 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Lunchtime Play Worker. This role at Greenfields Primary Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.  

About the role

To supervise and assist children during lunchtime, inside the school and in the playground, to ensure a safe and positive learning environment is maintained and that all children behave in an appropriate manner. 

5 hours per week, 39 weeks a year 

Permanent vacancy 

Salary & Benefits 

• £15,613 FTE (£1,844.95 pro rata)  

Who we are looking for

• Able to communicate clearly, understand and follow instructions. 

• Experience of undertaking general cleaning duties. 

• Ability to communicate with a wide range of people. 

• Be able to talk to children and adults in a clear and calm manner 

• Work as part of a group and on own initiative 

• Encourage high standards of pupil behaviour at all times 

• Initiate games and activities appropriate to the age of the children 

• Inspire trust and confidence in children 

• Ability to empathise with the needs of children 

About The David Ross Education Trust 

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. 

Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year. 

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them. While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies. 

Apply now 

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to by 19 October 2017.

Greenfields Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job location

More about Greenfields Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Highfields Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6HY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1536 514622