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Playworkers

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

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About this Career

£6,389

Average salary

New workers start around £4,511.92. Normal pay is £6,389 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £13,835.08.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Liaises with parents, carers and colleagues and keeps appropriate records.
  • Puts away equipment and cleans premises after use.
  • Organises and supervises children’s activities in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, deals accordingly with injuries and emergencies.
  • Organises and supervises children on excursions.
  • Encourages children’s independence, self-confidence and social interaction.
  • Provides play areas and prepares materials for a wide range of children’s activities.
  • Supervises children’s games and encourages the development of physical, social and language skills.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
56
Active Listening
54
Reading Comprehension
54
Critical Thinking
54
Speaking
53
Writing
51
Monitoring
50
Active Learning
47
Mathematics
32
Science
16

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Cornwall
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