Playworker Manager Scholes Junior and Infant School

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Grade 6
Closing date for applications: 21 June 2024, 11.00am

We are seeking to appoint a Playworker Manager for our out of school provision at Scholes Junior and Infant School.

We are looking to appoint someone that has the ability to manage the health, safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils, organising and supporting appropriate play activities encouraging good behaviour in accordance with the practices and procedures of school, is able to relate to children/young people from diverse backgrounds, as well as having good verbal communication skills in order to liaise with children/young people and other staff members.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Further information can be found in the recruitment pack below,

What we can offer you….

  • Annual salary increments plus inflation linked increases.
  • Automatic enrolment into a Teacher Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates.
  • Enhanced occupational benefits (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave).
  • Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to Health and Wellbeing services including, GP consultations, Private medial operations, Physiotherapy, Counselling and mindfulness, wellbeing clinics, nurse support services, chronic illness and cancer support, menopause support.
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one.
  • Extensive CPD opportunities
  • Funding of a wide range of accredited training courses and apprenticeships.
  • A range of working patterns dependent upon the role.
  • For employees on all year-round contracts, a minimum of 28.5 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service) holiday entitlement.
  • Death in service benefit.



Interview Date: 26 June 2024

Other Information

Completed applications should be emailed to

We are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff with a dedicated wellbeing charter, mental health first aid trained colleagues and wellbeing advocates at each location.

The Mast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, and checks regarding suitability to work with children. Only in exceptional circumstances will the school interview without references prior, where the candidate does not wish to notify their current employer; applicants must make this clear when applying.

The Mast Academy Trust’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture and represent the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements, where the role allows.

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early so early application is advised.

Only application on the below forms will be accepted,  this forms are fillable PDF.

The Mast Academy Trust application documents

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