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After School Club Assistant

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/43239/13042
  • Published: Fri 26/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 15
  • Salary: Single Status (SS)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 8BX

Job introduction

Hours of work: 15 hours
Working pattern:  Part-time, Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 19 April 2021
 
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
 
West St Leonards Primary Academy
Harley Shute Road
St Leonards on Sea
TN38 8BX

Phone:   01424 422080
Email:     recruitment@wslprimaryacademy.org.uk
Website: www.weststleonardsprimaryacademy.org.uk

  1. Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.  

About the role

After School Club Assistant

West St Leonards Primary Academy

Grade 2 Point 4

15 hours per week 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Term time only

 

West St Leonards Primary Academy is an Ofsted rated good academy within the University of Brighton Academies Trust.  Our After School Club opened in January 2014.  The club has been growing and we are now looking to appoint an After School Club Assistant to join our friendly staff.

 

The successful  candidate will need to have a fun outlook on providing child led activities,  be able to work as part of a team and ensuring that a safe environment is provide at all times.

 

We would ideally like you to have the following or equivalent:

First Aid at Work

Level 2 food hygiene for catering

NVQ3+

Safeguarding training

 

 

As part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust, you can expect high quality professional development and leadership opportunities.

 

To find out about West St Leonards Primary Academy visit our website, http://www.weststleonardsprimaryacademy.org.uk

 

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please go to http://www.brightonacademiestrust.org.uk/careers/vacancies

Closing date for applications:  19th April 2021

Interviews will be held:       22nd April 2021      

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE   After School Club Assistant

EMPLOYER University of Brighton Academies Trust

LOCATION (Academy)     West St Leonards Primary Academy

RESPONSIBLE TO Principal

RESPONSIBLE FOR        Assisting After School Club Leaders

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB   Assist After School Club leaders with child led activities, food preparation, general tidying and ensuring the safety of pupils and environment.

MAIN TASKS / KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Under the direction of the leader to be responsible for providing a high quality of activities, ensuring that the staff are properly deployed and offer appropriate stimulation and support to the children.
  2. To ensure that the Club is a safe environment for children, that equipment is safe, standards of hygiene are high, safety procedures are implemented at all times and fire drills/evacuation procedures are carried out effectively.
  3. To promote Learning through Play.
  4. To contribute to and implement all club policies and procedures.
  5. To report any concerns to After School Leaders and/ or Senior Management as necessary
  6. To carry out all responsibilities and activities within an equal opportunities framework
  7. To work within agreed policies and practices, including behaviour management, child protection, equal opportunities and Health & Safety

 

This Job Description is correct at the time of print and gives the main responsibilities and tasks of the role.  These may however be changed or added to as appropriate.

There may also be the need for staff to undertake additional duties from time to time, appropriate to the level of the post.  Should these additional tasks become a frequent part of the role, the job description will be revised through consultation with the post holder.

Date: 18.03.2021

Additional Information

  • This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check
  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) – applicants must be prepared to disclose all criminal convictions and cautions including those that would otherwise be spent under the Act.

University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Childcare qualification or an NVQ3 in Playwork or equivalent

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  1.  An understanding of good quality childcare and of children’s development
  2. A knowledge and understanding of the Health and Safety regulations within the school
  3. Knowledge of school policies on Child Protection, Pupil Behaviour and Equal Opportunities
  4. Experience of working with children (4 – 11)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Ability to provide and facilitate safe, creative play
  2. Ability to communicate effectively with parents, carers and other professionals
  3. Ability to establish a rapport with pupils and their parents
  4. Ability to meet children’s individual needs, including those with special educational needs
  5. Ability to use judgement and common sense
  6. Ability to work on own initiative

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  1. A personal commitment to equal opportunities
  2. Willingness to participate in further training and developmental opportunities offered by the  school and  to further knowledge
  3. Willingness to maintain confidentiality on all school matters       

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  1. Ability to work on own initiative

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
 

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/43239/13042
  • Published: Fri 26/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 19/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 15
  • Salary: Single Status (SS)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 8BX