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Professional Development Course for Prospective Playworkers


​The Foundation for Educational Services (FES), in collaboration with the Institute for Education (IFE), is organising P​rofessional Development Course for pro​spective Pl​ayworke​rs. 

These sessions will lead to part-tim​e 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 c​hildren, 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
  • Character Reference Letter
  • CV
  • Recent Police Conduct Certificate (6 months)

​Applicants need to be 18 years of age. 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:

Phase 1
Induction Meeting at FES and Assignment of Centres​

Phase 2
Job Shadowing - 10 Working Days

Phase 3
Lecture 1 - Dealing with Challenging Behaviour and Disabilities
Lecture 2 - Communication and Teamwork
Lecture 3 -Classroom Management
Lecture 4 - Activity Design, Implementation & Evaluation
Lecture 5 - Diversity and Inclusion

Phase 4
First Aid Course
 
Phase 5
Evaluation Session at FES - Contract Signin​g

For more information call on 22586821 or send an email on 
hr.fes@gov.mt​