Lunchtime Playworkers requried for September 2018

Lunchtime Playworkers at Wooler First School:

Lunchtime Playworkers required – Band 1

We are looking for hardworking, motivated and caring lunchtime playworkers to join our dedicated lunchtime team on our shared campus here in Wooler. You will support and supervise our children during their lunchtimes. The role will encompass working with our younger children in the First School as they eat their lunch in the school hall before organising and supporting outside play for the children. You will need to be physically fit, enjoy working with children and like playing games. You will also need to be confident to give children guidance on their behaviour, help them to resolve disputes and manage social interactions. The successful candidate will engage fully in the life and work of the schools here in Wooler.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated, caring and enthusiastic individual who has a real passion for learning and play. Childcare qualifications and experience of working with children to engage them in play and learning are desirable. You will enjoy challenges, be self-motivated, and demonstrate considerable skill and a passion for learning. 

Hours and Pay Scale – 5 hours per week, Mondays to Fridays 12noon to 1.00pm

Band 1 Point 6 - 9 - £16,394 to £16,755 (pro rata = £1,855 to £1,895 gross) subject to term time adjustment.

For further information and an application pack please contact the school office on 01668 281470 or call in! Visits to our school are encouraged. Please telephone to make an appointment. Application pack documents can be downloaded from the jobs northeast website from Monday 25th June 2018:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post. 

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post or by e-mail, no later than 12noon Friday 6th July 2018. Interviews are planned to take place during the week commencing Monday 16th July.