Inclusion Co-Ordinator 2018 (Maternity Cover)
This is an exciting opportunity to manage the Inclusion Project at Lollard Street Adventure Playground which was one of the first adventure playgrounds in England, built in 1946 on the site of a bombed out school. Starved of funding for decades, it had fallen into disrepair before being closed by Lambeth Council due to austerity cuts in 2012. The Kennington Association took over in 2013 and transformed this historic site, so that it is once again at the heart of our local community, bringing children and young people of diverse backgrounds and their families together
We need an enthusiastic and motivated Inclusion Co-Ordinator who can continue to develop a new model of an Inclusion Project that can run alongside and support the current play project. The Inclusion Project provides extra support to enable all disabled children and young people to access the play project. This role will involve managing a small team of inclusive playworkers to deliver after school and holiday play provision for the local community. This role will also involve developing the inclusive sports element of our project.
Suitable candidates will have a NVQ L3 in Playwork or equivalent qualification and will have experience of managing inclusive outdoor adventure play.
If you have boundless energy and are creative and believe in the benefits of play for all children and young people we would love to hear from you.
Terms and Conditions:
- 15 hours/week, of three after school play sessions a week during term time (Wednesday-Friday)
- 5 play sessions every week (Monday -Friday) during all school holidays. 7 hours a day
- £17,000-£18,000 per annum depending on experience
- Plus, 22 days holiday, sickness and absence procedure and training opportunities.
For an application pack please click on the links below.
Tel: 02077939592 (please leave a message for Phil White and we will get back to you)
Closing date: 31st May 2018
Interviews: Week beginning 4th June 2018
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
Sessional Playworkers 2018
We are looking for a passionate and experienced sessional Playworker to be added to our pool of workers, to help run and develop the play sessions. You will help to provide cover for staff as and when its needed.
The role will involve hands-on delivery of sessions, sourcing resources and loose parts, promotion, community engagement and relevant paperwork. We are looking for someone who understands the benefits of free play, can work in all weathers, doesn’t mind getting messy, can think creatively and has a passion for developing play opportunities for children.
This is an exciting time to join the team at Lollard Street Adventure Playground as we develop this historic playground back to that of a high quality play provision.
Candidates should have a Level 2/3 Diploma/NVQ in Playwork or equivalent. And have experience of working in different play settings. We are looking to add at least 3 playworkers to our pool of sessional workers. The hourly rate of pay is £11.50 gross. The project opens for three after school sessions during term-time (Wednesday- Friday) and on each day of the school holidays. (Monday-Friday)
Candidates must have a current Disclosure and Barring Certificate which they will be required to disclose on interview
Please apply by completing the application form and emailing it to us at email@example.com or contact us on 02077939592. We are continuously looking for new staff to join our pool of sessional workers so please do contact us if you are interested.