Playworker for the Out of School Club Provision, Huddersfield

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Huddersfield Grammar SchoolHuddersfield

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7,300 pa for the part-time hours
Contract term: Permanent

Out of School Club and Holiday Club Playworker at Huddersfield Grammar School

Term time plus five weeks

3pm to 6pm during term time 

8am to 6pm for five weeks during the school holidays

Salary for the pro-rated hours £7,300pa (0.41fte)

We are looking for applicants who are well organised, efficient, friendly and flexible to join our thriving independent day school for pupils aged 3-16 years. We are looking for a strong candidate to join our team of playworkers in the Out of School Provision which includes both a breakfast and after school provision every day during the term and a holiday club during school holidays. The provision is very much part of the Huddersfield Grammar School offering and has access to all school facilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare or an equivalent qualification. A paediatric first aid certificate is desirable but not essential. 

Applicants should be passionate about working with children and reliable, responsible and willing to manage and work as part of a team. Previous experience within a school environment, or working with children, is essential.

To apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button below or complete the attached Application Form and submit a covering letter of no more that one side of A4, addressed to the Headmaster and outlining your suitability for the post.

Please send completed application forms to Huddersfield Grammar School, Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QX or to

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th November 2017.

Please note that interviews may be held prior to the closing date.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

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More about Huddersfield Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 424549

Huddersfield Grammar School is one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire. It is set in beautiful woodland surroundings and a warm, kind and purposeful feel permeates the whole community. 

As a co-educational, all-through school, w...