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Professional Development sessions for Prospective Playworkers


The Foundation for Educational Services (FES), in collaboration with the Institute for Education (IFE), is organising Professional Development sessions for prospective Pl​ayworkers. These sessions will lead to part-time employment as Playworkers within the Klabb 3-16 and Skolasajf Centres of the FES. This does not apply for existing employees. 

​If you like working with children, already have some experience with working with children, or you are a parent with some time on your hands, then this may be the course for you. In order to be eligible, an applicant needs to present  the following:

  • A school leaving certificate
  • Applicants need to be 18 years of age
  • A copy of the ID Card  (front and back)
  • CV
  • Recent Police Conduct Certificate (6 months)

Candidates will be called for an interview before starting the course, to assess their suitability. Attendance for the course will be subject to the interview result. 

The course consists of:

  1. ​Four lectures of 2 hours duration each:
    a) Classroom Management
    b) Delivering, implementing and evaluating activities
    c) Communication and Teamwork
    d) Dealing with challenging behaviour

2.       First Aid Course

3.       ​A ten-day (40 hours) Practice Placement in the FES Klabb 3-16 Centres (attendees will be paid for such placement at 5.91 per hour)

4.       Evaluation of Lectures and of the Practice Placement – 2 hours each lecture. The assessment will be held on the last day.​

The sessions will be held at the premises of the Institute for Education, Martin Luther King Road, Pembroke. Sessions will start on 29th May 2018 and end on 27th June 2018. The presentation of certificates and the recruitment process with FES will be carried out during the first two weeks of July.

Apply now on https://recruitment.fes.gov.mt/​​ or download the application form​ and send it by post to PO Box 1, Rabat. Deadline for applications is Friday 18th May 2018.

For more information call on 22586810 or send an email on fes@gov.mt​