Play Worker, London

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The City of London Primary Academy, IslingtonLondon

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Scale 6, £765 per month gross
Contract term: Fixed Term


13.75 hours per week, Scale 6, £765 per month gross

Fixed term contract until 31 July 2018, 38 weeks (term-time only plus INSET days)

City of London Primary Academy Islington is looking for an enthusiastic and creative Children's Play Worker to help run our After-School Enrichment Club. The successful candidate must be passionate about working alongside children, initially aged 4-5 and then up to age 11 as our brand-new school expands. You will work as part of our friendly team to deliver exceptional care for our children, within a safe, fun and stimulating environment.

The Children's Play Worker role includes supervising the children, ensuring their safety at all times, engaging with them in aspects of play and high quality conversation, setting up activities for children to optionally take part in, meet and greet parents and provide them with feedback on their child’s time at the club.

After School Club working hours run from 3.15-6.00pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. The role will also include an element of assisting with the end of school organisation from 3.15-3.45pm, as required by the Head Teacher.

All candidates for this role must be enthusiastic, honest, reliable, hardworking and most importantly willing to have fun and enjoy working with children. The position is to start work as soon as possible. The full year salary for this position is £9,187.73.

City of London Primary Academy Islington is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and follows rigorous safe recruitment practices. An Enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this position. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply, please download the job description and application form from

Completed forms should be sent to

Closing date: 13 April. Interviews will take place on 19 April 2018.

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More about The City of London Primary Academy, Islington
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: Temporary Address, C/o Moreland Primary School, Moreland Street, Goswell Road, London, EC1V 8BB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7332 1432
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