Out of school playworker
  • Employer: Wistaston Church Lane Academy
  • Reference: P/22/212421
  • Published: Thu 22/09/2022, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 12/10/2022, 13:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday - Friday 7am-9am & 3pm-6pm
  • Salary: Grade 2 - £10,471.60 Actual Salary pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Church Lane, Wistaston, Crewe , Cheshire

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Out of school playworker

Before and After School Club Play Worker

Wistaston Church Lane Academy has a highly successful before and after school club. We have a vacancy for a play worker to join our fun, highly motivated Swan Stars team, delivering a quality, inclusive play and care-centered service that meets the needs of the children and their families.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills, be positive and energetic for the children, be a strong team player and be able to use their own initiative.

The children would like their play worker to be happy, fun, creative, caring, kind and be able to provide exciting activities both indoors and outdoors.

Working hours will be 7:00am- 9:00am at the breakfast club and from 3:00pm - 6:00pm at the after-school club, term time only. This is 25 hours per week. This is a grade 2 SCP2 FTE £18,516 position with actual pay of £10,471.60 per year. The role will involve working with children from Reception to Year Six.

We will however consider splitting the job role to a morning or an afternoon position. 

Wistaston Church Lane Academy is committed to the protection and safety of its children therefore pre-employment checks will be completed, including obtaining two references and completing a DBS check before commencing employment.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at The Learning for Life Partnership. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater outcomes for children.


Closing Date: Wednesday 12th October at 1pm.

To apply, please download an application form below and return completed applications to Jackie Hulme, Office Manager via email to: officemanager@wistaston.cheshire.sch.uk, or via post to the school’s address at Wistaston Church Lane Academy, Church Lane, Wistaston, Cheshire, CW2 8EZ

For an informal discussion, please contact Wendy Stones, Swan Stars Manager, on 01270 663619

Visit our website at www.wcla.co.uk/87/work-at-wistaston-church-lane

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