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Midday Supervisor (Play Worker)

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Unstone Schools Federation, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 3 £2,687.52 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term until the end of July 2023
5 hours and 50 minutes per week, 38 weeks per year
Closing Date
06 February 2023
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The Governors of Unstone Schools Federation are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative Play Worker to supervise the children in the dining hall and coordinate play activities across the lunchtime period. This post will be based at Unstone St Mary’s Nursery & Infant School.

We are looking for a person who enjoys working with children, is patient, motivated and caring. Applicants should be able to work as part of a team and ideally have some recent experience of working with children. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 11.55am - 1.05pm.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be able to excite, inspire and motivate pupils
  • Have a positive approach to the demands of working in a school.
  • Have the ability to promote and achieve high standards of behaviour from children.
  • Have knowledge and ability to organise games and activities for children both inside and outside.
  • Organise and help children to help themselves.
  • Be self-motivated, reliable, and hard-working.
  • Have good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be committed to continued professional development
  • Calm and caring attitude towards pupils.
  • Be well organised
  • Act as a good role model

You will be committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of the children. You must be an effective and positive communicator – with both children and adults.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01246 412096 for an appointment.

Provisional Interview: Date: 17 February 2023.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.