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Play Leader

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Park Schools Federation, Bolsover
Salary details
Grade 4 £7038,72 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term for 12 months from start date
3 hours per week, 15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
Closing Date
26 February 2023
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The governing body are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic play coordinator who would like to develop their skills further by taking a leading role in the development of playtimes  at our school.

Our dedicated Lunch Team are experienced and enthusiastic members of staff, who ensure every child has a safe, happy and fulfilling lunchtime when eating and playing.

The OPAL Play coordinator will guide the team with day-to-day duties, plan, monitor and review playtime provision and measure the impact of OPAL, reporting this to SLT and governors as required. 

Duties include: 

Ensure well-being of all pupils.

Ensure a diverse range of playable resources are provided for, and are accessible to, all children. 

Discuss resources with the children and use their views to create development plans. 

Provide support and training for other school staff or pupils as required. 

Ensure enriching play events or opportunities are created. 

Create opportunities for play to support the social and behavioural development of pupils.

Provisional Interview Date: 9 March 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.