Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Play Leader to work in the Pre Prep section of the School from September 2022.

Our Play Leaders are responsible for creating a fun, active, stimulating and safe environment for the children, enhancing and leading their play through well planned and organised activities.

We would welcome applicants who have experience of caring for and inspiring children, who possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures, and who can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the issues involved in the deliver of quality play care and activity sessions.  A willingness to assist with class based activities, such as listening to children read and undertaking social skills group sessions, is also essential.

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 7.45am to 5.15pm each day 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 an Equal Opportunities form and a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: 12noon on Friday 17 June 2022

Interviews:     Weeks commencing 20 and 27 June 2022

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, an online search and the DBS.