Before and After School Playworker

at Mere Green Primary School

Start Date:As soon as possibleContract Type:10 hours per week, term time only, permanent
Salary:£18,887 – £20,852 pa FTE (actual salary £4,449 – £4,912 pa) Closing Date:Midday, Thursday 19th May 2022
Interview Date:TBC


10 hours per week, Part Time, Permanent, Term time only

Working Hours 7:00am – 9:00am, Monday to Friday

Required as soon as possible

A vacancy for a Before and Afterschool Playworker has arisen due to the growth of our Multi Academy Trust.

The role will vary from day to day, some of the time may be spent outdoors supporting children’s physical development and then other times may be helping children get creative indoors. You will be expected to work as a team, organising and planning a range of activities for both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Salary:                   £18,887 – £20,852 pa FTE (actual salary £4,449 – £4,912 pa)

Location:              The role will be based at Mere Green Primary School, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 5BL

Hours:                   10 hours per week, term time only

Start Date:          Required as soon as possible

What you will need to succeed

  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools
  • Be committed to keeping our students safe
  • Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people
  • Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with students, staff, parents and carers
  • The ability to work in a face paced, challenging yet always rewarding role

What you will get in return

  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training and progression opportunities across our schools
  • A competitive salary
  • Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • 3 paid Professional Development Days

What you need to do now

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Gerri Lowry, Senior Administrator  

Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date:  Midday, Thursday 19th May 2022

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation