Job Description

We are looking to recruit a part time Play Leader to join our Early Years team at Dulwich Prep London for September 2021.

Our Play Leaders are part of the School’s Wrap Around Care provision and are responsible for creating a fun, active, stimulating and safe environment for the children both before, during and after School.

We would welcome applicants who have experience of caring for and inspiring young children, who possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures, and who can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care and activity sessions. A full and relevant early years Level 2 qualification is essential, a full and relevant Level 3 qualification is desirable.

Dulwich Prep London offers excellent facilities and resources for its staff and pupils, as well as supportive and energised colleagues, a commitment to professional development and staff well-being opportunities and small class sizes.

The hours are 7.30am to 4.30pm for 35 weeks each year, including all School term time weeks and relevant INSET days.

Please read the Job Description and Application & Recruitment Process Explanatory Note below. Completed application forms, along with a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: Monday 23rd August 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 25th August 2021

We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Dulwich Prep London is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the DBS.