Hours of work: 21.25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Sunday 28 November 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Little Common School, Shepherds Close, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN39 4SQ
Phone: 01424 842297
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
Little Common School is an outstanding primary school on the outskirts of Bexhill. We have a large well resourced extended services provision offering breakfast club and afterschool club for children attending the school.
We are looking to appoint a motivated individual who is committed to providing a safe but exciting provision for children.
We can offer you:
Well-behaved children who are fun to be with.
A well-resourced, continually improving school environment.
A friendly and committed staff team.
An experienced mentor who has lead the service for a number of years.
Be an enthusiastic and well-organised practitioner
Possess good planning skills to aid in organising arts and crafts as well as games and outside activities
Work well as part of a team
Be able to follow school policies and procedures
Hold an NVQ3 qualification in playwork or equivalent, or be willing to undertake this with support from the school.
Hold a first aid certificate and Paediatric first aid certificate or be willing to train.
Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children
The hours of work are 7.30am - 8.45am and 3pm - 6pm Monday to Friday term time only. The salary is pro rata to the hours and weeks worked.
For the right candidate we would consider employing an apprentice (on the appropriate pay rate) and supporting them through an NVQ in Childcare or Playwork.
Visits to our school are warmly encouraged and can be booked for evening sessions between 4pm and 6pm by contacting Sue Cherry on 01424 842297 ext 202.
Application packs can be downloaded from the school website.
Closing date is Sunday 28 November 2021
Interviews are to be held week commencing 6 December 2021
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.
This authority 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 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.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.