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We currently have the following vacancies at Birdwell:


After School Club Playworker (Sept 2017)

Hours: 21 ¾ hours per week

Contract: Permanent, required September 2017

Salary: £18’070 – £20,139 pro rota term time only         Actual Salary: £6,350 - £7,077per annum


Birdwell School Academy After School Club are looking for an energetic and caring play worker to join our after school provision team. Due to the opening of our new pre-school, we are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Playworker to join our highly valued After School Care team.


The hours available are Monday to Friday mornings 7.45 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and Monday to Friday afternoons 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. We will however consider an applicant who only requires the afternoon sessions.


Applicants will need to be team players with good communication and organizational skills, able to lead an appropriate range of play activities. The playworker will work closely with the Playleader to provide a caring, safe and fun environment for our children.


Applicants will also require the minimum of Level 3 qualification in childcare or equivalent as this post is to work with our early years children aged 3 – 5 years.


Birdwell School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to a DBS Barred List and DBS Disclosure check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

Please contact our Business Manager, Mandy Carr-Smith for further details and an application form or go to our website.


Closing Date: Monday 10th July

Interview Date: To be confirmed.


Address: Birdwell School Academy, Hollis Close, Long Ashton, BS41 9AZ

Tel: 01275 392496