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Naunton Park
Primary School

Job vacancies


Current job vacancies are listed below.  Our adverts are posted on, which gives details of salary and closing dates.

Please email for further information. 


Below are our current vacancies, you will find the information and documentation relating to each post.  You can also view/download:

  • GCC's application form (not for headteacher posts);
  • Self-Declaration of Criminal Record form (required if shortlisted);
  • Guidance about the recruitment of ex-offenders;
  • The school's Child Protection Policy.

All vacancies are advertised, and all jobs at Naunton Park Primary School are offered on condition of the following safeguarding requirements:

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all children and expects our staff, volunteers and parents to share this commitment.  Our Child Protection Policy can be found here: Naunton Park Primary School - Policies It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  Appointments are made subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as employment checks including the Right to Work Check.  As part of our due diligence within safer recruitment, school will be carrying out online searches to help identify any incidents or issues which may need to be explored at interview. These searches will include, but will not be limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google.  We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Gloucestershire.  

The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.  The school's Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be viewed/downloaded from here: download.asp ( 


Current Vacancies

School Administrator - We are recruiting for a permanent school administrator to join our lovely office team. The role is preferably Monday - Friday 8.30- 4.30pm, there may some flexibility. Please see job advert below. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Nash, Business Manager 01242 513114


Lunchtime Playworker

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Play Worker (previously known as Midday Supervisor) to join our school’s hard working and dedicated lunchtime team.  The role and expectations for this post are outlined in the job description and job specification (both available on request or from the school’s website). The ultimate responsibility of a Play Worker is to ensure children have a meaningful, happy and safe lunchtime in a stimulating play environment. 

The school has up to 420 children on roll.  Lunchtimes are held in sittings, with children eating outside or in the school’s canteen and playing on the playground areas (unless weather dictates indoor play).  The school is at the beginning of our OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) journey alongside an OPAL mentor, to develop playtime provision for our children.  We aim to create a culture of play for our children and encourage them to be leaders in their own play through the development of engaging activities, careful risk management strategies and stimulating equipment and resources.

Play Workers support children in their play, helping them to socialise, be active and be creative; facilitating games and activities; supporting the safe use of equipment and resources; encouraging teamwork and modelling this with other adults; communicating with children and adults effectively, developing positive relationships and keeping everyone safe; supervising children while they’re eating their lunch (and assisting where necessary); wiping and cleaning the canteen floor and surfaces prior to and after lunches; and, organising playground equipment, setting up and clearing away with the children as required.

This role is for 2 hours per day (currently 11:45 – 13:45), term time only.  Termly meetings are held for lunchtime staff, which can be attended on a claim-basis in addition to the 10-hour per week contract. 


Contract details:

  • Closing date for applications:  9am, Friday 26th January 2024
  • Interviews to be held:  w/c 29th January 2024
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Hours: 10 hours per week (as detailed above)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Grade: 2

Shortlisting will take place on 26th January, with interviews following shortly after.