Job Title: Breakfast or After School Club “PLAY WORKER “or together (Term Time only) 
Location: St Mary’s School, Chessington   
Contract: Permanent:  Part time 
Hours of Work: 20 Hours Per week 
Shift Pattern: Breakfast Club – 7.30am – 9am, After School Club 2.30pm – 6.30pm Monday to Friday  
Salary: £8.17 – £8.57 per hour (Based on Experience)  
Closing Date: 16 February, 2018

YMCA London South West and YMCA East London have merged. This new organisation which is called YMCA London South West has resulted in a growing presence across South, South West and East London.  The Association is part of the affiliated YMCA Christian Movement, offering opportunities to young people and their communities to develop in mind, body and spirit in order to fulfil their potential.

During these exciting times for the association, we are seeking a Breakfast and Afterschool Club Play Worker or either one of them at St Mary’s School, Chessington.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Play worker to be part of the Children and Family Work Staff team which provides high quality childcare and play opportunities at YMCA Surbiton. The Afterschool Clubs provide a place for children to come and play, explore, build on friendships and enjoy the outdoors.

We are seeking someone who has experience of working with 4-11 year olds; can provide a safe, fun environment for the children through a range of appropriate activities and play opportunities; have a clear understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and take a role in activity planning and preparation. You will be required to actively contribute to the development and quality of the setting, possess effective verbal and written communication skills, and be able to communicate well with parents or carers.   A Play work Qualification is desirable.

YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

For a full job description and an application pack, please visit our website at:

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


The closing date to complete this application is 16 February, 2018. Charity No: 1041923