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Play Leader

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
10/10/2019
Advert End Date:
25/10/2019 12:00
Salary:
£18,065 pro rata
Hours per week:
7.50
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
192299
Employment Location:
Etherley Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Oct


Further information

Required as soon as possible.
Term Time/ Part Time/ 7.50 hours per week
Temporary
End date: 31st March 2020

Etherley Lane Primary School are looking to appoint a calm, dedicated and enthusiastic Play Leader to lead, support and supervise the promotion of positive play at lunchtime. The Play Leader will also be expected to supervise and assist children during lunchtime, inside the school and in the playground, to ensure a safe and positive learning environment is maintained and that all children behave in an appropriate manner.

This job is not open to job share.

Main duties:
Lead, support and supervise the promotion of positive play at lunchtime;
Lead on the setting up and organisation of equipment and resources for the children to use during playtime;
Ensure that all equipment and resources are available, useable, fit for purpose and safe;
Ensure resources are organised and stored appropriately;
Organise and maintain effective zoning f the playground, in order to cater for a wide variety of differing needs, creating a playground environment inclusive of all children;
To assist in setting out and clearing the hall in preparation for lunch;
To supervise the children coming into the hall for lunch and control the dinner queue;
To assist children during the meal service;
To clear up all spillages during the lunchtime, promptly;
To ensure that any crockery, cutlery, trays and leftovers are returned by the pupils to the relevant collection and disposal points;
To supervise the children in ensuring good conduct in behaviour in accordance with the school’s Behaviour Policy;
To treat the children with dignity and respect, appreciating their positive nature;
To administer basic first aid for minor incidents/accidents and maintain relevant records;
To be aware of children with medical/dietary conditions;
To supervise children in classrooms during inclement weather;
To engage pupils in safe, enjoyable playground activities;
To attend any training courses relevant to the post;
To work within a team;
To ensure that any serious misdemeanours are reported to the Lunchtime Team Leader;
To maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the school and its pupils.

Other duties include:
To actively promote the school’s corporate policies;
To continue personal development to maintain and update skill levels;
To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people;
To undertake any other duty as specified by the SLT not mentioned in the above.

This position is paid whole time with retainer adjustments applied to periods of school closure. You will not be required to work during the school closure periods however your salary in these periods will be adjusted accordingly in line with the retainer regulations as specified in the National Joint Council (NJC) Green Book agreement.

Etherley Primary School
Clarence Gardens,
Bishop Auckland,
Co Durham
DL14 7RB

Tel: 01388 603105
Email: etherleylane@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://etherleylane-pri.durham.sch.uk

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