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Play Workers for Wraparound Care Service
 

Hours: Between 5- 20 hours per week, term time only

Salary Scale RG2 up to £8,165 per annum (dependant on contracted hours)

Start date: 1st September 2020

School term time hours: *Required hours* Monday - Friday

Breakfast club from 8:00am – 9:00am

After school club from 3.15pm - 6.15pm

*Please indicate if you would like to be considered for BC and ACS or if you would only like to be considered for one or the other.

Job Description

We are looking for passionate and creative play assistants to join our school run Wraparound Care Service. As a member of the wraparound team, you will gain valuable experience assisting the delivering a wide range of engaging and participative childcare activities; working with children from ages 4 - 12. Our Play Assistants are passionate, enthusiastic and thrive in a highly rewarding role that facilitates children’s development throughout their time in our Breakfast and After School.

This is a demanding but very rewarding role suited to someone with an interest in supporting children and should ideally have some relevant experience of working alongside children. You should be self-motivated, have good communication skills and be able to engage with children positively.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver safe activities with the children either as a group or on a 1:1 basis
  • Engage with children encouraging them to participate in activities to promote learning and social development
  • Support children on a 1:1 basis who have complex needs
  • Encourage fair and caring behaviour among the children
  • Encourage independence and self-esteem
  • Ensure safeguarding procedures are adhered to
  • Assist with food preparation for serving breakfast and afterschool snacks
  • Complete various training courses including Food Hygiene and Child Safeguarding.

You can also download an application pack via the school’s website www.thameside.reading.sch.uk (Go to: About us, Come & Work for us!) or email admin@thameside.reading.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is: 10th July 2020

Interview date (either in person or via video link) will be: 15th or 17th July 2020

Lunchtime Support Assistant 

Permanent position starting in September 2020

 Grade RG2 SCP3 £9.36 per hour (£3,061 per annum)

 7.5 hours per week, term time only.

We are looking for a creative Lunchtime Support Assistant to supervise and play with our children at lunchtimes.

You will join an experienced team of other Lunchtime Support staff in providing a fun and safe lunchtime experience.

If you are a team player and enjoy working with children please apply!  

You will be required to work 1 hour 30 minutes (12.00 – 1.30pm) Monday to Friday, term time.

You can also download an application pack via the school’s website www.thameside.reading.sch.uk (Go to: About us, Come & Work for us!) or email admin@thameside.reading.sch.uk
 

Contact Vicki Lucas, School Business Manager for further information.

Closing Date: Friday 10th July 2020

Interviews: Friday 17th July 2020

 

The school is committed to safeguarding children and is an equal opportunity provider. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.