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CONTRACT :                Permanent

WORK PATTERN :        5 mornings per week (Monday-Friday)

HOURS PER DAY :       1½ hours per day (7.30am - 9.00am)

GRADE  / SCP :            Grade 2 / SCP 3

HOURLY RATE :            £9.36 per hour

START DATE :               to commence September 2019


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking Playworker to join our Extended Care Club team.   The successful candidate will assist with the provision of out of school care for children aged 4-11 years in a safe and stimulating environment.  It is essential that our pupils are settled well and receive a reassuring start at the beginning of each school day.  Previous experience working with children is desirable, together with the ability to empathise with young people and to encourage them at play.


Main activities will include:

  • To help plan, deliver and evaluate a varied programme of high quality play opportunities in a safe environment.

  • To adhere to safeguarding and health & safety policies and procedures at all times

  • To help in the development of independent social skills

  • To undertake duties such as preparing breakfast, cleaning the play areas and toys, reporting any damages and tidying up etc.

  • To report a child’s problems/achievements to the Club Supervisor as necessary

  • To administer basic first aid where appropriately trained

  • To assist in the specific medical/care needs of pupils when specific training has been undertaken

  • To support the promotion of positive relationships with parents including communicating effectively with parents on a regular basis

  • To ensure confidentiality is maintained where appropriate at all times

Closing Date:              Thursday 11th July 2019 (midday)

Interview Date:            Tuesday 16th July 2019

Start Date :                  September 2019

Please forward completed application forms to

Amanda Tweed, School Business Manager

email  :


Gorse Ride Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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