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PLAYWORKER POST

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, positive and creative playworker to join our team in Towerbank After School Club.
We have a large number of children to cater for everyday, so the ideal candidate will have previous experience in a childcare setting.
This is a part-time post, for both the breakfast club (07:45 – 9:00) and the after school club (14:45 – 17:45).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Level 2 or above qualification is essential.
  • Experience in working with children, reliability and a positive approach are essential.
  • Experience in childcare or playwork is preferable.
  • Training in First Aid and Food Hygiene, would be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Familiarity with the “Getting it Right for Every Child” approach would be beneficial.

Job Description

  • developing, planning and organising activities for primary school children
  • using play activities to help children develop socially and emotionally
  • setting up play equipment and making sure play areas are safe
  • supervising children for fair behaviour during play
  • dealing with any minor injuries
  • liaising with parents or carers
  • preparing snacks for the children
  • taking children on day trips or other outings
  • keeping records and other minor administrative responsibilities

Applicants should complete and return the application, equal opportunities and self-declaration forms linked below to sophiasim.tasc@gmail.com.

For more information about this role, please contact Sophia Simelitidou on 07399880004 or e-mail sophiasim.tasc@gmail.com

Salary: £8.50 – £9.00 p/h | Status: Part-Time | Location: Edinburgh

application form | equal opportunities | self-declaration

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