Play Leader Vacancy

22 Jan 2019

Playleader ( Closing Date 22nd February 2019)

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Lunchtime Play Leader

Pickhurst Academy is a vibrant, four form entry junior academy located in West Wickham, London Borough of Bromley. We believe that every child is different and that everyone deserves the opportunity to be happy, secure and successful. The academy is surrounded by large grounds and benefits from a spacious and attractive site with a good deal of green space which enables us to take our learning outside, including through Forest School sessions.

Pickhurst Academy is an ‘Outstanding’ Academy part of the Chancery Education Trust.

We are currently seeking to appoint two enthusiastic Lunchtime Play Leaders’ to work as part of our committed team to ensure our children have a safe, fun and enjoyable lunchtime.

We are seeking candidates who are:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated passion for inspiring young people through engagement
  • Approachable/friendly with a positive attitude
  • Reliable with strong time management (mandatory)
  • Energetic with high levels of drive and energy
  • Able to promote good manners and appropriate behaviour at all times
  • Able to support, motivate and inspire others
  • Sense of humour, good listener, positive outlook
  • Able to impose calm
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Committed to on-going professional development
  • Able to contribute to the wider life at the Academy
  • Share the Trust’s ethos of improving educational standards and the life chances of young people;

Working for Chancery Education Trust, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a Chancery Education Trust employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD to enhance your professional growth.

At the heart of what we do is staff development and we are very proud of our Investors in People Gold Accreditation, which is awarded to only 2% of institutions, nationally.

To apply for this position please download an Applicant Pack, Application Form from the below

websites, the London Borough of Bromley website or via the Chancery Education Trust website

Chancery Education Trust) is committed to providing an education and environment which offer equality in opportunities and freedom from discrimination.  We believe that all pupils and members of staff should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential whatever their background, identity and circumstances. We are committed to creating a community that recognises and celebrates difference within a culture of respect and co-operation.

Chancery Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. 


Phase Junior Academy
Academy/School Pickhurst Academy (Part of the Chancery Education Trust)
Type of Position Lunchtime Play Leader
Actual Salary £2,878 (FTE £16,524) Lunchtime hours
Employment Type Permanent
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Start Date As soon as possible (Subject to DBS and relevant employment checks)
Interview Date TBC
Closing Date 22ndFebruary 2019


Click here to download the Play Leader Applicant Pack 
Click here to download the Play Leader Advert
Click here to download the Play Leader Job Description
Click here to download the PDF Application Form


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