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Assistant Playworker
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/210593
  • Published: Thu 08/09/2022, 14:38 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 23/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Variable
  • Salary: £11.31p/h
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Church Hill Nursery School,47 Woodbury Road, London E17 9SB, Waltham Forest

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Assistant Playworker

Assistant Playworker

PAY RATE: £11.31 per hour

Hours: Afterschool Club – Monday to Thursday 15:00-18:00 (flexible)

Expected start date: ASAP

The Federated Governing Body of Church Hill and Low Hall Nursery School (Forest Alliance of Nursery Schools) are seeking to appoint an Assistant Play Workers. We are looking for fun, supportive, and enthusiastic individuals who are able to display initiative to join our team. Ideally, you should have previous experience of working with children and young people and good inter-personal skills. Have a basic awareness of Safeguarding and Health & Safety legislation and have the ability to work well as a member of a team and independently.


The Playworker role includes: Be responsible for the walking bus from Greenleaf Primary School, this will include collecting children from their classrooms and walking them to Church Hill Nursery School supervising the children, ensuring their safety at all times.

Engaging with children in aspects of play and conversation and therefore you would have the ability to adapt to the childs’ needs. Setting up activities for children aged 3-8 years old to optionally take part in. Meet and greet parents and provide them with feedback when required on their child’s time at the club, whilst at all times maintaining confidentiality.

The position is a casual contract but can be fixed for 1 year. Successful candidates will be recorded on our pool list and will be contacted when work is available.

The successful candidate will desirably have a relevant childcare qualification.


You will be welcomed into a friendly, supportive team who work closely together.


If you are interested, please download the application pack attached and return to the school email address below.


Closing date:      23rd September 2022

Interview date: Week beginning 26th September 2022



Further information about the school can be found at web links:


All completed applications should be emailed to the school at


We are committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS) and references will be taken up prior to interviews.