Play Leaders

School/Academy Services, Sports
Part Time - Term Time Only
St Swithun's Church of England Primary Academy, Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire. DN22 6LD
Grade 1 - £2,470 pa

We are looking to employ 2 Lunchtime Play Leaders to work in our school for 1.25 hours per day, Monday to Friday. Successful candidates will plan and lead organised sports and games in the playground each lunchtime, overseeing a range of activities for children of different ages, abilities and interests.

The children at St Swithun’s would like someone to play with them and take an interest in their development. Someone who is energetic, positive and can provide them with a range of fun activities. They would like someone who is able to help them work together, behave well and be kind to each other.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about working with children
  • Has a good knowledge of a range of traditional school playground games
  • Enjoys taking part in physical activity
  • Is good at thinking on their feet
  • Is caring and patient
  • Is energetic, enthusiastic and committed
  • Supportive of the values and ethos of church schools

We can offer:

  • Friendly children
  • Excellent CPD
  • New equipment

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this role.

For further information, or an informal chat, please contact Mrs Debbie Preece, Head of School, on 01777 702043 or email

Closing date 18th October 12pm

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