Playworker for the Out of School Provision

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£8.24 per hour plus holiday pay (£9.23 per hour)
22 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
OOSC Playworker
Contract Type
Part Time

Out of School Club and Holiday Club Play worker at Huddersfield Grammar School

Term time plus five weeks

3pm to 6pm during term time

8am to 6pm for five weeks during the school holidays

0.41 full time equivalent

Salary £8.24 per hour plus holiday pay (£9.23 per hour)

We are looking for applicants who are well organised, efficient, friendly and flexible to join our thriving independent day school for pupils aged 3-16 years. We are looking for a strong candidate to join our team of playworkers in the Out of School Provision which includes both a breakfast and after school provision every day during the term and a holiday club during school holidays. The provision is very much part of the Huddersfield Grammar School offering and has access to all school facilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare or an equivalent qualification. A paediatric first aid certificate is desirable but not essential.

Applicants should be passionate about working with children and reliable, responsible and willing to manage and work as part of a team. Previous experience within a school environment, or working with children, is essential.

For an application form and further details, please visit our school website Please send completed application forms to Huddersfield Grammar School, Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield HD1 4QX or to

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th January 2018.

Please note that interviews may be held prior to the closing date.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).