Playworkers (3 x posts)

At Oasis Academy Don Valley , Sheffield
Salary: Scp 3-5 (£18,065 -£18,795) pro rata based on working 7.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year) + LGPS
Role: Part-time
Contract: Term Time Only
Start Date: 1st September 20
Applications Closed: 12:00 PM on Friday 21st August 2020
Interviews: w/c 24 August

Oasis Academy Don Valley is part of the Oasis Community Learning family, a multi-academy sponsor with the express purpose of transforming schools into community Hubs, through applying a holistic view of education. This post offers an exciting opportunity to be part of this nationally growing organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people. The successful candidate will need to understand, share and be committed to the Oasis ethos of inclusion, equality, healthy relationships, hope and perseverance.

As a Playworker you will be responsible for providing support to children whilst they eat lunch and leading a range of stimulating play activities in a safe and caring environment and ensuring that children have lunch in a clean, safe environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

  1. working knowledge and direct experience of working with young people or children
  2. experience in supporting children during the lunch period
  3. a fun approach to inspiring children’s play
  4. an understanding of the importance of creating play environments which are child or young people led
  5. NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a play work, working with children related, youth related or teaching discipline
  6. Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  7. Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviour and attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Job Description: PDF icon Playworker Brochure.pdf
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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Playworkers (3 x posts), please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.