Play Leader, Birmingham

Closing date:

Four Dwellings Primary AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: 01/01/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £2,913.73 to £3,331.59 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

£2,913.73 to  £3,331.59 actual salary

7.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Four Dwellings Primary Academy is a friendly, welcoming two form entry primary school which is passionate about providing the best possible learning for its children. We are based in a new state-of-the-art building, located in Birmingham, West Midlands.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Play Leader who will have a significant impact on our journey of improvement through leading our children in play and supervising them at lunchtimes. We are looking for committed, hard-working, enthusiastic Play Leaders who have a Play Leader qualification or equivalent experience. 

The successful candidate should be passionate about making a difference to the lives of pupils with a range of needs, dedicated to maximising learning opportunities through play and helping children with problem solving and with building successful relationships. 

You will:

  • Already hold a Play Leader qualification or have equivalent experience.
  • Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate all children to achieve.
  • Plan and provide high quality activities for children between 3 and 11 years.
  • Have the confidence, skills and abilities to lead and manage play across the cohorts.
  • Be a positive role model in school.
  • Be committed to the principles of inclusion
  • Be a team player, open to coaching and mentoring.
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour.
  • Be committed to fostering excellent relationships between parents, carers and the community.

In return we offer:

  • A ‘family’ school feeling at the heart of a thriving local community.
  • A chance to work within an Academy community (locally and nationally) that promotes outstanding practice.
  • A friendly supportive team of staff and governors.
  • Parents who value the school and children who have a thirst to learn.
  • A commitment to your ongoing professional development.

The recruitment and retention of our staff is of the utmost importance and we want you to thrive and develop your career here.

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 schools, 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, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

If you feel you have the relevant skills, qualities, competencies and expertise and are energised by the prospect of being part of our team, then we would love to hear from you. 

Interview dates will be communicated with successful candidates nearer the time.

Closing date: 13 November 2018.  Applications will be considered as and when they arrive.

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 procedure we are unable to accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' button.

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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More about Four Dwellings Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Quinton Road West, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 1PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 4643351
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Four Dwellings Primary Academy is a 2 form-entry primary school, in the heart of Quinton, Birmingham with 454 pupils on roll. Pupils from 3yrs to 11yrs come here to learn, explore, investigate, discover, build aspirations, question and to solve probl...