An amazing opportunity for someone looking to develop their leadership skills in the childcare sector. You will lead a dynamic team in delivering high quality play for children aged 4 - 11 years of age and take an active role in the development and daily management of a thriving and successful before and after school clubs.
Great incentive packages and company benefits available for the successful candidate.
Setting hours 3pm - 6pm Mon-Fri Term time.
Plus optional administration and holiday club hours. Up to 40 hours per week.
-NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent qualification in Playwork, Childcare, Early Years or holds Qualified Teacher Status
-Holds a basic food hygiene certificate or is willing to gain one
-Has a minimum 2 years experience of working with children aged 4 - 11 years
-Has working knowledge of relevant national regulations and guidance including the EYFS
-Has knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection and health and safety and can implement them effectively
-Can provide and facilitate an inclusive, safe and creative play
-Communicates well with a wide range of groups and individuals
-Works well as a team member
-Uses own initiative, judgement and common sense
-Understands the range of needs which children and their families may have, including SEND
-Understands the key issues relating to quality playwork
-Has basic skills in ICT
-Hold a Paediatric First Aid certificate
-Have experience of working with children aged 4 - 11 years in play setting
-Have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs
-Have good ICT and administrative skills.
DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
-Be responsible for the safe and effective running of the setting, developing and maintaining high standards throughout
-Supervision of staff, any parents/carers and volunteers, participating in their selection, supporting their induction and training to ensure that they are aware of their duties, maintain high standards throughout the club, ensure the health and safety and welfare of the children and implement activities in line with national regulations and guidance
-Ensuring that relevant national standards and guidance are met and exceeded at all times
-Manage setting staff and in ensuring staff maintain high standards throughout the setting. Actively managing staff to facilitate their development
-Ensuring that children, whilst in the setting, have access to appropriate activities to support their physical, emotional, social, communication and language development at all times, giving consideration to ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds
-To actively participate in the operational delivery of good quality play and care provision for children attending the Club. Leading by example
IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU, APPLY NOW.
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