Play Worker

Mossbourne Riverside Academy

Salary: £7,287.97 Actual Salary

Start date: 01/02/2022

Application closing date: 28/01/2022

Contract Type: Part-Time (Permanent)

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Play Worker
Salary – £7,287.97 Actual Salary
Start date – 1st February 2022
Work pattern – Part-Time (Monday to Friday / 15:00 – 18:00)
Contract – Permanent
Closing date – 28th January 2022
Location – Mossbourne Riverside Academy, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East Bay Lane, London E15 2GW
Interview dates – TBC

Mossbourne Riverside Academy are currently seeking a Play worker to join the After-School Club team. The successful candidate should have an interest in the play and after school club needs of children. They will participate in a variety of activities including arts and crafts, cooking, and other outdoor and indoor games. They will also be proactive, with the ability to use their own initiative to differentiate activities to ensure full inclusion for all abilities and ages.

The successful candidate will play a key role in communicating with parents, students, staff and external agencies. They will be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with parents/carers in a way that supports children and values parental involvement.

Working for a Mossbourne Federation Academy means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Colleagues are warm, welcoming and supportive of each other. As one of the country’s leading federations, expectations of staff are high. The Mossbourne Federation engages with, and supports its workforce, thus creating an inspirational working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence.

Set within the metropolitan borough of Hackney, all Mossbourne Federation academies are in close proximity to London Overground stations, providing a no-fuss commute for colleagues living in other London boroughs. London’s fashionable ‘East and West Ends’, are also only a short distance away.

Federation staff are rewarded through access to a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to;
First Rate Professional Development
NQT Training Programme
Season Ticket Loans
MossBike Cycle to work scheme
Coaching and Mentoring
Employee Assistant Programme
Corporate Gym Membership
Discounts at local restaurants
Recruitment Applicant Awards

The Mossbourne Allowance (conditions apply)
If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we welcome your application.
To view the full job description for this role, please click here: Play worker JD

Please note that CV’s or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered, however, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.

In order to apply for this position please follow the link to our website and complete an application form at

“The Mossbourne Federation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.”

The Mossbourne Federation is actively seeking to increase the proportion of our workforce who come from diverse backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people of Black, Asian and other minority ethnic descent.
Injustice, discrimination and intolerance go against the core tenets of the Mossbourne ethos. We actively reject discrimination in our academies through continuous review of our working policies & practices across the federation, including at board level.

We are committed to developing and supporting inclusivity, diversity and anti-racism in every facet of what we do.

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