Lunchtime Playworker


We are looking to appoint a Lunchtime Playworker as we continue to develop the OPAL programme in our school. The postholder will provide daily support at lunchtimes in and around the dining hall and across the school site. The successful candidates will need to be able to:

  • encourage and organise meaningful play experiences
  • support the well-being of pupils
  • supervise the dining hall
  • work as part of our highly committed staff team
  • demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills
  • build good relations with children and staff
  • be enthusiastic, hard working, caring, flexible and self-motivated

Please apply by completing the Gloucestershire County Council application form (downloadable from GCC website and return it with a letter of application to the Headteacher, Mr John Clements, Sharpness Primary School, Newtown, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9NU or by email to

We encourage applicants to visit our school. Please contact us on 01453 811220 if you would like to arrange a visit.

If you have the confidence to build up children's self-esteem, provide a positive role model and help to make children's learning experiences successful and fun we would like to hear from you.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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