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Lunchtime Playworker

Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy are looking to recruit Playworkers to join their lunchtime team. There are various days and times available Monday to Friday for a one hour shifts between the times of 11.30am – 1.30pm.  Days to be negotiated and there would be an option to do additional relief work. It is an opportunity to be part of our small, friendly team who play a key role in our school. Experience would be useful although full training will be given.

2 (living wage supplement applies hourly rate £8.45) | 

The main purpose of the role is to look after and interact with the children at lunchtimes. You would, alongside other team members organise and deliver activities that engage and encourage children to play and build friendships. You will manage behaviour and help children to resolve conflict following our behaviour code. The role is mainly outside in the playground unless indoor lunchtime is necessary due to bad weather. The successful candidate would be expected to be first aid trained (or willing to go on a first aid course)

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy, part of the Ebor Academy Trust, to provide an inclusive environment in which children are encouraged to become responsible for themselves, their learning and their behaviour.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service

Our central aim is to enable all children and staff to achieve their potential.

You can download the appropriate application form here

Please submit completed forms by post to Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy, West End, Strensall, York, YO32 5UH or electronically to

Closing Date: Friday 8 September

Interview Date: TBC