Holiday Club Playworker, Clifton, Bristol

Club or setting:Clifton College
Location:Clifton, Bristol
Hours:8-9 hours per day, up to 5 days per week, holidays only
Job title:Holiday Club Playworker
Salary:Up to £8.72 per hour
Closing date:28 February 2021


Clifton College is a leading independent day and boarding school educating over 1,200 pupils aged 2 to 18. Founded in 1862, the College provides an exceptional all-round education that successfully combines a rich heritage with modern state-of-the-art facilities.

Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs of the vibrant city of Bristol, Clifton College continues to lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the country. The College aims to produce children of varied but definite character by combining fantastic academic results with first-class sport, diverse co-curricular activities and an outstanding environment. Clifton College offers day, flexi and full boarding and is a proudly inclusive and supportive community, with over 40 nationalities represented in its diverse student body.

We are looking for individuals with a keen interest in sport/drama/arts & crafts activities to assist in delivering our annual programme. You should be well organised and able to work in a large, fast-paced and often challenging Holiday Club environment. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work well as part of a team, calmly, with energy and a sense of humour. 

Applicants would ideally have experience of delivering activities for children. We are also looking for individuals who can show initiative under pressure, engage with children, and bring enthusiasm to our team and the programme.

We operate weekdays of every Clifton College holiday, including half terms (approximately 18 weeks annually) and are keen to recruit candidates who are readily available throughout the year and not just during the Summer or other main holiday periods. 

The rate of pay is up to £8.72 per hour and the closing date for applications is midnight on 28 February 2021.

To apply for this position, please visit the Working at Clifton page on our website ( where you will find an application form. This will need to be completed and sent to in order for us to register your interest in the role.

Clifton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Clifton College is an equal opportunities employer.

Date posted: 29 January 2021