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Play Leader

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Play Leader to help direct and develop more positive active play throughout our school day but especially at break and lunch times. This will be a key role to help
us develop our children’s gross motor skills and core strength as this is an area that has suffered due to Covid19. The successful applicant will support classes throughout the day and will work with our
entire age range from 2 to 11, in nursery, school and after school club. The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 21st July 2023 but could be extended if funding continues. The hours of the post
are 09:00 through to 17:00 daily excluding lunch – 35 hours per week – and is paid on a Grade 4 point 5 or 6 (depending on experience) £19,650 to £20,043 pro rata plus Crawley Weighting.

We are looking for someone with:
• The skills to plan, direct and deliver play for children between the  ages of 2 and 11 years.
• A passion for working with children of different ages.
• Recent experience of working with children aged 2-11 preferably in a school setting.
• Motivation, flexibility and a team player.
• Enthusiasm.
• Excellent communication skills.
• A commitment to the safeguarding of children.

We offer:
• Amazing children, brilliant parents, and fabulous staff.
• A range of supportive CPD opportunities.
• The opportunity to work within a creative and exciting school setting.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS, references, health and qualifications check, right to work check and other safer recruiting checks. Please visit our website www.brookinfant.school to see our Child Protection Policy.

We strongly encourage you to visit our lovely school. Please also visit our website at www.brookinfant.school. Please contact us for an informal discussion on 01293 886521 or email office@brookinfant.school for an information pack and application form. Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing Date: 12 noon Wednesday 7 th December 2022
Interviews: Monday 12th December 2022
Start Date: ASAP but ideally on 3rd January 2023

Job Title:

Play Leader


Brook Infant School & Nursery, Crawley


£19,650 - £20,043


35 per week