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Playworker for Woodies Childcare- 10hrs/week



Play Worker for Woodies Childcare


Annual Salary:   Band B  (from £11.79 to £12.18 per hour)                                                                   

Contract: Temporary fixed term until Friday 19th July 2024 - Term time only

Hours: 10 hours per week

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3.00-5.00pm & Friday 9.00am-1.00pm

There is likely to also be opportunities to work additional hours on a casual basis as required at Woodies Childcare or in the School Nursery.

Start Date: Monday 8th January 2024

Please call or visit Woodies Childcare for further information about this role.

Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School Academy, including Woodies Childcare, is a welcoming, child-centred setting which is currently in a period of growth. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated and caring practitioner to join our friendly and supportive team to care for our growing number of children attending Woodies Childcare in the daytime and our Before & After School Club.

This role involves developing and delivering high-quality inclusive learning opportunities and play for children between the ages of 2 and 7 years, including those with additional needs. You will support the provision by planning and delivering activities in an exciting, nurturing environment. Building effective relationships with parents and carers, as well as children and colleagues, is essential.

This position would suit a newly-qualified or experienced practitioner who is creative, enthusiastic and has a passion for supporting children’s early development.

NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent is essential for this role.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS check.

This school is part of the Central Schools Trust. This trust offers an Incentives Package for contracted staff, including some private medical support and cashback through PeopleValue.

Additional information and how to apply

Applications must be on a CST Application Form.  A CV submitted without the application form will not be accepted on its own.

The application form and person specification can be downloaded using the links at the bottom of this page.

Completed Application Forms are to be returned by email for the attention of Mrs Carlington, Chief Executive Officer’s PA at  

The closing date is: Monday 4th December 2023 at 12.00 noon

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 11th December 2023.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.