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Play Worker for our Before & After School Club to cover long term sickness.


Band B (pay depending on experience and qualifications)

Salary range: £20,812 - £21,575 pro rata

Part Time, 13hrs 20 mins, 38 weeks, Term Time Only

Monday to Thursday 7.20am – 8.30am and then 2.50pm to 5.00pm


We are looking for a Play Worker for our Before & After School club, term time only, to cover long term sickness. We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic person with lots of energy and a good sense of humour! A childcare qualification to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent is essential, with NVQ Level 3 desirable.  Favourable rates of pay offered for relevant experience. We offer support and training for the successful candidate.


Shirley Heath Junior School was judged by Ofsted in June 2009 & July 2012 as an OUTSTANDING SCHOOL.


Solihull MBC and Shirley Heath Junior School are Equal Opportunities employers. The purpose of the Safer Recruitment and Selection Policy is to ensure that the School selects the most suitable person for the job based on merit, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, age or religious belief.


Solihull MBC and Shirley Heath Junior School has a responsibility for and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups. All employees and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and to obtain the appropriate level of Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and where relevant workforce checks and safeguarding checks as appropriate.


Visits to school are welcome.


More details about the school are available on our website

Application Details           If you are interested in the position please send in an application form which is available from the school or via this link together with a covering letter by post or email. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


Mrs Kara Evans, Headteacher, Shirley Heath Junior School, Coombe Road, Shirley, Solihull West Midlands B90 3DS

0121-744 1339.  E-mail:


CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 26th July 2023