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This position has now closed.

Ref: CPS2021-09



  • Salary from £9.62 per hour (RG2 Grade)
  • Part-time 21.75 hours per week (11:15 – 15:15 Mon – Thu 8:15 – 15:15 Fri)
  • Term-time only (without INSET Days)


We are looking to appoint a Playworker to join our innovative therapeutic team from October 2021. We are looking for enthusiastic and inspirational people to assist the ELSA and SENCO in delivering therapeutic play sessions throughout the school day to pupils with additional needs. As a Playworker you will be working one-to-one with individual pupils both in and out of the classroom setting. This is a rewarding role and an opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of children.


Are you:

  • enthusiastic and highly motivated?
  • suitably qualified/experienced in working with children in school?
  • Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people with additional needs
  • committed to the Inclusion of all children and their families?


Then we would like to meet you


Closing date: Thursday 7th October 2021

Interview date: Thursday 14th October 2021

Please return your completed applications to bursar@coleyprimary.reading.sch.uk. FAO Miss Goldring, our School Business Manager.


Please do not send a CV as, for the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from all successful candidates.