Playworker, Huddersfield

Club or setting:Burton Out of School Club
Location:Highburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hours:Minimum 7 hours over 5  days per week, term time only
Job title:Playworker (2 positions available)
Salary:Dependent on qualifications and responsibilities
Closing date:31 October 2021


Burton Out of School Club wish to provide an opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated candidate to become part of our out-of-school club team. The post holder will be required primarily to work weekday mornings (7.30/7.45 – 9.00am) and one evening (between 3.00/3.15 and 6.00pm), with the opportunity to work more. The post is term-time, however, there will also be holiday club work available in selected school holidays.

You will be supervising children between 4 and 11 years old and ensuring their safety at all times.  Duties will also include planning, delivering, and setting up a range of stimulating activities and engaging children in play; preparing breakfast/snacks; meeting and greeting parents and providing them with feedback on their child/children.

Qualifications and Skills: Good communication skills, flexibility at work and ability to work as part of a team are essential. Candidate must be enthusiastic about and committed to providing good quality childcare. They must also have a commitment to equal opportunities

Previous experience within a childcare setting and/or qualifications in Playwork is advantageous but not essential. Full induction and training will be offered to the correct candidates. Pay Rate is based upon Responsibilities and Qualifications with opportunities to progress.

Suitable for someone looking for a few extra hours per week or someone looking to start a career in childcare.

Burton Out of School Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Reference checks and an enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Please Email Victoria Green at for an application form.

Burton Out of School Club aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Date posted: 15 September 2021