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Published on 18 February, 2019


Salary: £11.83/hr paid in arrears.

We are looking for play assistants to staff our friendly and welcoming play centres on Hampstead Heath. 

We run an Adventure Playground and Clubhouse for children aged 5 – 16 and a One O’clock Club for children under-5 and their carers. Activities include free and natural play, sports and art and crafts. The primary responsibility will be the delivery of high quality play activities which promote participation, inclusion and wellbeing. You’ll support children to follow their own ideas and interests for play as well as leading a variety of interesting and fun play activities.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children and young people, experience of working in a team, and an understanding of a child-centred approach to activities.

Work will be offered on an as and when required basis, as part of the Play and Learning team on Hampstead Heath. We are particularly looking for availability in term time afternoons (14.15 – 17.15), Saturdays (9.30-16.30) and school holidays (times vary).

Please note that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check for working with children and satisfactory references.

For more information of an informal discussion about the post please contact Ephraim Kenna-Braithwaite on 0207 482 2116 or

To apply online please see visit www.cityoflondon/

Closing date: 12 noon, 13 March 2019.

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