Midday Play Worker

Job advert

Midday Play worker


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and caring person to join our friendly team of Midday Play Workers.


At Cordwalles, relationships between staff and pupils are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of everyone in our community. The School offers a vibrant, broad and balanced curriculum and we work hard to meet the needs of all our pupils. This positive culture permeates all aspects of school life and the promotion of learning, through the full range of teaching approaches, takes account of the needs of all learners. In December 2013, we became an academy within GLF Schools. Through this partnership, we benefit from sharing outstanding resources and practice across a range of schools. Cordwalles is an exceptional learning environment with a real community spirit. It provides children with a high degree of challenge combined with personalised support. Our core purpose each day is to facilitate engagement in, and for, learning and discovery. Our staff share a commitment to delivering exciting and engaging lessons and to a relentless drive towards raising the attainment of all pupils, regardless of their different starting points. Cordwalles is graded as a ‘GOOD’ school in all areas by Ofsted (2017). The successful candidate will work alongside, support the teacher, and make effective use of resources in order to achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement.

This important role will involve liaising with and supporting the class teacher, supervising all aspects of lunchtime including: helping children to get ready for their lunch, promoting good hygiene habits, assisting in the dining hall and creating game to engage the chidren to experience a psoitive lunchtime.


We can offer:

  • Friendly and supportive staff team
  • Regular on-the-job training/CPD opportunities 


The successful candidate will need to be:


  • Able to work collaboratively and flexibly within our team.
  • Supportive and confident in leading groups and individuals in their play.
  • Respectful and caring towards all our children.


Closing Date: 25th October 2019

Hours: 6.5 per week

Pay Grade: G1/2 FTE 17,412, Pro-Rata £2,611


We welcome visits from prospective candidates. If you would like to arrange a visit then please contact s.nottrodt@cordwalles.org


We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.