Playworker: Breakfast and After School Club

Playworker: Breakfast and After School Club Wokingham, England

Funtastic Kids LTD
Full Time Wokingham, England 9 - 12 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

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Location: Alder Grove Primary school, Shinfield

Hours for work:

Term Time: Breakfast Club, Monday - Friday 7:30am - 8:45am.

After School Club, Monday - Friday 3/3:15pm - 6pm.

(Any availability will be considered)

Positions offered as Term Time Only or All Year Round*.

*Your contract will run 52 weeks of the year, with 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave (including public and bank holidays) given on a pro-rata basis. Outside of term time, the equivalent of your contracted weekly hours will need to be worked at one of our Holiday Camp locations.

Job Purpose:

  • To supervise groups of children and run activities as directed by the supervisor eg arts/crafts activities or sporting activities depending on experience
  • To work within a team of coaches and playworkers to facilitate the activities to promote enjoyment and play of all children attending the club or camp, taking into account their different needs
  • To ensure safeguarding policies are followed
  • To ensure risk assessments and health and safety policies are adhered to
  • To support and demonstrate fair and acceptable behaviour in the club or camp, promoting respect, tolerance and social skills
  • To communicate appropriately with parents and visitors
  • To ensure activities are run in accordance with the company’s expectations and opportunities are created to enhance language, communication and basic literacy and numeracy skills

To ensure the club or camp setting is kept clean and hygienic throughout the duration of the club or camp under the direction of the club or camp supervisor

Safeguarding statement

We take our safeguarding responsibilities very seriously, and we work hard to make sure our organisation has effective safeguarding systems in place. We expect everyone working in the organisation to share a common objective to help keep children and young people safe by contributing to:

  • providing a safe environment for children and young people to learn, develop and play in
  • identifying children and young people who are likely to suffer significant harm and taking appropriate action with the aim of making sure they are kept safe both at home and in the camp setting.


Please ensure that you read the person specification carefully as this will be used to assess candidates as part of the shortlist and interview process.


  • NVQ Level 2 in Early Years, Playwork or Learning Support Assistant experience/ Sports Coaching desirable
  • Good standard of general education e.g. GCSE English, Mathematics minimum Grade C


  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills, particularly when working with children
  • Good observation skills
  • Understanding of open-ended questioning
  • Understanding of their role to assist and supervise pupils on particular tasks and the expected outcome of individual activities within the allocated timescale
  • Confidentiality at all times
  • Willingness to develop their own understanding of child development/playwork/coaching through training
  • Work well within a team to promote positive outcomes for children


Some experience of working with children in a school or play setting is essential.

Personal Qualities:

  • Calm under pressure, patient, adaptable and energetic
  • A caring and positive attitude
  • A good listener and sensitive to children’s needs
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Positive behaviour management
  • A good sense of humour
  • Flexibility

Special Factors:

  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Be available to attend training as requested

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 0 - 20 per week

Salary: £9.00-£12.00 per hour


  • Childcare
  • Company pension


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

School type:

  • Primary school

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wokingham, RG2 9RA: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Playworker: Breakfast and After School Club
Funtastic Kids LTD
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Company - Public
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