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Play Leader

Four Dwellings Primary AcademyBirmingham

Play Leader

Scale range is 3-8 - £18,562 - £20,493 (pro-rata - £2,138.63 - £2,361.12)

5 hours a week, 39 weeks per year

Inspire their remarkable with us

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 in the dining hall 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.   
  • Supervise the children whilst they eat their lunch, ensuring that they eat well and develop good table manners.   
  • 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.

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

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.

We offer:  

  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do - Varied and stretching continuous professional development opportunities.   
  • More support for you and your loved ones - A health cash plan, employee loans and savings scheme, discounted gym membership and employee assistance programme.   
  • More technology so you can make more impact -  Google Workspace Enterprise for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin.   
  • More reward - A generous and flexible Local Government Pension scheme for support staff.   
  • More possibilities - To inspire children to find their remarkable.

E.g this post is fixed term and is required to commence as soon as possible

Closing date: Monday 10th January 2022 

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.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.

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.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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

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