Wraparound Care – Play Leader

Job Specification

We are currently looking to recruit a motivated, committed and enthusiastic individual on a part-time basis. The successful candidate will be passionate about the Dream Big Sports brand and will be responsible for ensuring a fun, active and stimulating experience at our Wraparound Care provision in primary schools.

Your role will include

  • Planning, delivering and evaluating a well-structured and progressive Wraparound Care programme.
  • Delivering integrative and high-quality sessions and activities.
  • Ensuring professionalism in interactions with children, parents, colleagues and schools.
  • Safeguarding the well-being of children, following safety procedures and policies.
  • Teaching relevant skills and techniques to enhance participants learning.
  • Evaluating and assessing sessions, maintaining records and ensuring a positive and inclusive environment.
  • Completing relevant risk assessments and logs to ensure safety of participants.
  • Taking appropriate steps to identify and overcome barriers to participation.
  • Attending professional development where required for the role.
  • Being a positive role model, creating a positive and engaging environment which encourages participation in sport and physical activity.
  • Being a brand ambassador, demonstrating our company values.
  • Assisting with the promotion of other Dream Big Sports products and services.

To be considered for the role you will need to have the following:

Personal Attributes

  • Strive to deliver high levels of performance at all times.
  • Passionate and driven to help improve levels of physical activity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to support with planning, organising and facilitating high quality lessons.
  • Solve problems effectively and efficiently.
  • A team player and demonstrate entrepreneurial qualities.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures in place at a Wraparound Care setting.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience delivering sessions at a Wraparound Care setting.
  • Experience of using IT software.


  • Level 3 NVQ in Childcare or equivalent qualification.
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Safeguarding Qualification
  • Current Enhanced DBS Check
  • Relevant Level 2 qualification (preferred)


  • Driving licence and access to own form of transport.
  • This job is subject to receipt of DBS and relevant references.

Training & Development

  • Internal CPD (equivalent to 50 hours per annum)
  • External training, workshops and resources.
  • Regular performance reviews.

Working for Dream Big Sports

  • Part-time contract of 15 hours per week.
  • Competitive salary of £12 – £15 per hour.
  • Incentives & performance related bonuses.
  • 20 days annual leave and the opportunity to gain more in addition to bank holidays.
  • Mileage expenses paid.
  • Monthly wellbeing allowance.
  • Free term-time & school holiday childcare.
  • Company uniform.
  • Company tablet.
  • Full access to equipment and resources.
  • Annual CPD budget.

Applications and further information

For further information about this position, please email careers@dreambigsports.co.uk or to apply click the button below.