Salary: Scale 2 point 10 -13 £15,613 - £16,491 (pro-rota)
Location: North Tyneside
Start Date: Immediately
Closing date: Tuesday 19 September 2017
Interviews: Thursday 21 September 2017
Contract type: Permanent 1 x part time contract, 15 hour contract 5 days per week during term time 3pm - 6pm with the possibility of providing additional hours at our morning sessions as required.
Term time hours: 3.00pm – 6.00pm.
Holiday hours: 6 - 8 hours per day between 8.00am and 6.00pm as required (flexible working pattern)
You will also be required to work 4 weeks during the summer holidays and 6 weeks during school half-term and Easter breaks. A Flexible working pattern is available during the holiday periods. Varied hours per day between 8.00am and 6.00pm to suit business needs.
There is no requirement to work every day during the holidays and we offer a flexible working pattern during this period. However, staff are encouraged to work collaboratively and share responsibility as a team to ensure the smooth running of the Out of School Club.
Kings Priory School
Due to a significant increase in pupil numbers, we require another member to join our team. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic play worker with a passion for working with children, for Kings Priory Out of School Club. A person with a creative artistic flair and an interest in gardening would be desirable and should be able lead on internal and external actiivties and should be able to work on a 1-1 basis if required.
Responsibilities will include:
• Working with the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.
• Creating and developing a programme of age appropriate activities to meet the individual development needs of the children.
• Liaising with parents and staff in order to ensure we provide effective communication.
• Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of children in the club.
• As you will be working during our activity camps, we would welcome a candidate that has experience of delivering activities such as sport.
• Experience of working with pupils with a wide range of needs including, dyslexia, ADHD, Attachment disorder, and/or visual impairment would be desirable.
• The Out of School Club will run on weekdays in term times, on school INSET days and during the school holidays. We provide care for pupils from First to Middle School inclusive.
Kings Priory School is an all-through school providing high quality education to pupils aged 4 to 19. The result of a merger between a thriving independent school and an outstanding community primary school, we are an inclusive, non-fee paying School with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child, both in and outside of the classroom. Kings Priory School was recently placed as joint-top performing state school in the region for its GCSE performance in 2016 and remains a top performing school in 2017, ranking no.1 for attainment in The Real Schools Guide 2017. This comes after The Chronicle named us in 2016 as having the joint best GCSE results in the North East last year, with 92% of pupils achieving at least 5 A*-C GCSEs including Maths and English. Amongst other top headlines, 96% of pupils received an A*-C in Mathematics and in English. It was a very similar picture in 2017 with 95 % of pupils achieving a 4 (new grading) or above in English and 93 % above a 4 in Mathematics.
This is underpinned by our pastoral and chapter system, which helps to create a strong sense of attachment for pupils and staff within these schools within a school. The School operates across two neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.