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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. 

Applications Open!​

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 17 years of age. 

Upon completion of the 40 hour Job Shadowing, you may apply through the recruitment website >> Expression of Interest for Playworkers of the Development Course - Klabb 3-16 (Part-time) << for the role of Playworker in one of our Klabb 3-16 centres (depending on centre demand), should you be interested to start working on an indefinite contract basis.

The course consists of:

Phase 1
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 2
Induction Meeting at FES and Assignment of Centres

Phase 3
Job Shadowing - 40 hours in one of our centres​

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​