Are you someone who is looking for a flexible, term time job in the local area, which will suit your lifestyle? Or, are you a student who is keen to pursue a career in childcare or education and seeking a job which will give you invaluable work experience whilst fitting in with your studies?
We could have the perfect job for you!
Cuddington Croft are looking for a Breakfast and After School Club Playworker to join our new forward-thinking team to help develop the Breakfast and After School provision for our children.
We are offering an exciting opportunity for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual to help create a positive experience for the children at our wraparound provision. We are looking for someone to join our team on a permanent basis to work at our Breakfast and After School Club.
This is a great opportunity for a valued member of the local community. Whether you are looking for a job to fit in with your family commitments, early retirement, or looking for a great part time position, this could be the perfect job for you. This would also be an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking to gain experience of working with children, with a view to pursuing a career in childcare or education.
The successful candidate will work as part of a new team of dedicated staff to provide a safe and stimulating environment and encourage creative and imaginative playtime activities. The ideal candidate will be either an experienced childcare practitioner or somebody with the right qualities who is keen to learn, who will engage and inspire the children through extra-curricular activities and learning outside the classroom and uphold the ethos and values of the school.
About Cuddington Croft Primary School
Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located at Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.
What we are looking for
The successful candidate should:
• Have an interest in the play needs of children
• Be able to lead a variety of activities including arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games
• Be proactive and use initiative
• Use their own initiative to differentiate activities ensuring full inclusion for all abilities and ages
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and colleagues
Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School:
• A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.
• An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team.
• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
• An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT.
Hours: 17.75 hours a week, 39 weeks of the year as follows:
Monday PM - 2.45pm to 6.45pm
Wednesday AM 7.15am to 9am + PM 2.45pm to 6.45pm
Thursday PM - 2.45pm to 6.45pm
Friday PM - 2.45pm to 6.45pm
G3/4 £17,322 FTE
£7,280 based on 17.75 hours a week, 39 weeks of the year
Start Date: September 2020 (dependant on Government guidelines on re-opening the provision)
Closing date for applications: Friday 17th July
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 3rd August (to take place via video call)
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.