Play Worker - Breakfast and Afterschool Club

Boxted St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC3018-68 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: From £7.83 per hour
Position Start Date: 05/09/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/08/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: To be advised  

Job Description

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Rainbow Rangers Breakfast and Afterschool Club are looking for an enthusiastic Play Worker to join their team.

Hours of work will be approximately 10 per week but this will be confirmed once registers for September are finalised.

Hours are split into to two shifts:

7.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.


2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Main duties include:

- Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
- Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from school and delivering them safely to parents or carers.
- Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.
- Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.
- Administering first aid when necessary.
- Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.
- Helping with club administration, where necessary.
- Encouraging parental involvement in the club.
- Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools.
- Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
- Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.
- Working within the framework of the club's policies and procedures.

Statutory holiday entitlement applies. We are part of Nest the government's pension scheme. Some hours may be required during the six weeks holiday to work in the Rainbow Rangers holiday club.

Please note that this position is working directly for Rainbow Rangers and not Boxted St Peter's School itself. However, a close working relationship exisits between the two with mutal expectations in terms of professional conduct and a committment to safeguarding children. As such all posts are subject to enhanced DBS and reference checks.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Laura Khine - Headteacher
Carters Hill
Boxted, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5YN
Telephone: 01206 272239