Wimbledon Common Prep School (WCPS) is a preparatory school for 168 boys aged 4-7 years.The school is situated in a lovely building with a large playground area surrounded by trees near Wimbledon Village and Common.
From November 2020, we are looking to appoint a playground assistant to help oversee the safety and supervision of pupils in the playground.You will be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative. You should have a positive attitude and be able to communicate well with both children and staff.
As our playground assistant your hours of work will be Monday to Friday, 12pm – 2.35pm (12.5 hours per week), during term-time only.
Your duties will include but are not limited to:
To help with the safety and supervision of pupils in the playground
To look after and deal with any incidents in the playground
To record behavioural concerns in accordance with our positive behaviour ethos
To report any unsafe playground conditions and equipment
To administer first aid for minor injuries from the first aid kit, which is to be worn (as a bum bag) at all times
To take any serious injuries to first aider, e.g. head injuries, cuts, eye injuries and anything else of concern
Write up all injuries in the accident book
Report to class teacher if parents need to be informed of the injury
Report to first aider if stocks of first aid materials run low
Clean and change children who have had accidents including soiling
Help children to put away apparatus making sure the playground is returned to a tidy state
To have a positive attitude and engage with the boys during their break times.
Read all relevant policies and enforce the WCPS golden rules
Committed to professional development and show a willingness to undertake appropriate training for this role
Understanding of safeguarding responsibilities and the need to work within the school’s Safeguarding policy
Ability to foster good working relationships with staff and pupils at all levels
We offer pro rata holiday, based on the full-time equivalent holiday allowance being 25 working days per year plus statutory English Bank Holidays, only to be taken during school holidays.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 30th September 2020
Wimbledon Common Prep is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure, satisfactory references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK…… click apply for full job details