Playworkers deliver and facilitate play opportunities for children in a range of formal and informal settings including play groups, play schemes, free play locations, and in pre- and after-school activities.

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

  • Liaises with parents, carers and colleagues and keeps appropriate records.
  • Puts away equipment and cleans premises after use.
  • Organises and supervises children.
  • Organises and supervises children on excursions.
  • Encourages children.
  • Provides play areas and prepares materials for a wide range of children.
  • Supervises children.

Desired Skills

Learning Strategies, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Writing, Monitoring, Active Learning, Mathematics, Science

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