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Kickstart - Play Leader

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Location: Worle, BS229BQ
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000267859

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
St Martin's Church of England Primary School

JOB SUMMARY
St Martin’s CE Primary School prides itself on being a warm and friendly school that welcomes visitors and actively encourages a partnership with parents.

The Play Leader will be responsible for enhancing pupils’ enjoyment of break and lunchtimes in a school. They will organise and deliver safe, creative and purposeful games and leisure activities, promoting good behaviour and fair play for children aged 4 – 11 years.

They will develop a programme of activities as part of the break and lunchtime play and liaise with the catering team to ensure a smooth running of lunchtime. They will prepare resources for play and leisure activities, engage pupils in purposeful play and teach different games depending on their abilities and age. They will report any accidents that may occur and maintain the relevant equipment in good condition.

St Martin’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read St Martin’s CE Primary School Safeguarding Policy before applying.

After your initial application has been assessed, if you are successful in this stage you will be provided with guidance materials to support you completing an application form to move to the interview stage. If you are not successful, you will be provided with feedback about how to improve your application next time.

SKILLS NEEDED
St Martin’s CE Primary School prides itself on being a warm and friendly school that welcomes visitors and actively encourages a partnership with parents.

The Play Leader will be responsible for enhancing pupils’ enjoyment of break and lunchtimes in a school. They will organise and deliver safe, creative and purposeful games and leisure activities, promoting good behaviour and fair play for children aged 4 – 11 years.

They will develop a programme of activities as part of the break and lunchtime play and liaise with the catering team to ensure a smooth running of lunchtime. They will prepare resources for play and leisure activities, engage pupils in purposeful play and teach different games depending on their abilities and age. They will report any accidents that may occur and maintain the relevant equipment in good condition.

St Martin’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read St Martin’s CE Primary School Safeguarding Policy before applying.

After your initial application has been assessed, if you are successful in this stage you will be provided with guidance materials to support you completing an application form to move to the interview stage. If you are not successful, you will be provided with feedback about how to improve your application next time.

WORKING HOURS
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm + some flexibility

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
As part of this position, you will have access to an employability training offer which will provide a robust and high-quality programme boosting your work and employability skills. This will be provided by Premier Advisory Group (PAG).

PAG’s offer is designed in three complementary modules, which will empower you with the appropriate skills to enter the job market with more confidence. Our employability training offer consists of three core modules: Readiness to Work, Introducing Employability Skills and Developing Employability Skills.

The first two modules, which include sessions on CV writing, interview and job search support and an ICT refresher course, will equip you with the basis for improved employability across any role in any sector. The third module will enable you to further develop key employability skills, such as professional writing, critical thinking and communication skills. You will also be encouraged to start planning the future steps of your career.

In addition to this, you will be mentored by an experienced member of staff and will work within a staff team. This will be overseen by a member of the school leadership team. Discussions will enable skill set and training needs to be identified and tasks prioritised.

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