Dulwich Prep London is the most exciting and stimulating place to work. With around 850 pupils, it is the largest boys’ prep school in the UK and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the most cosmopolitan city in the world. The School’s strength is its community: our staff who are professional, passionate and brilliantly collegiate (CPD is extremely important); our pupils who are inquisitive, challenging learners with a spring in their step, and our parents who are hugely supportive, appreciative and ambitious.
We are looking to recruit a Early Years Playleader. 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. This role reports to our Head of Early Years.
We would welcome applicants who have experience of caring for and inspiring children, who possess an excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding procedures. A full and relevant NVQ Level 2 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 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, for 35 weeks each year, including all School term time weeks.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Friday 15 September 2023, 12.00pm
Interview Date: Monday 18 September 2023
Start date: As soon as possible (One-year fixed term contract)
We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers, online checks and an enhanced DBS check.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees are valued and respected for their unique perspectives and contributions. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply for this position.