Before and After School Assistant - Expiring soon!

Posted 20/05/2024 by A&S Recruitment

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East Farleigh, Kent
£11.44 - £11.50/hour

Our client is looking for someone to assist the delivery of exceptional before and after school care that is innovative, inspiring and above all a safe environment for all in our care.

The setting is available to parents before and after school, Monday to Friday in term time.

Reporting directly to the Afterschool Manager, the Afterschool Assistant Lead will be responsible for:

Assisting the venue lead with planning, preparing, and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.

Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from school and delivering them safely to parents/carers.

Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.

Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.

Administering first aid when necessary.

Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.

Encouraging parental involvement in the club.

Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, schools and childcare and play related agencies.

Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.

Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.

Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures, and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

What we are looking for:


Experience of working with 4 to 11 year olds

Provide and facilitate safe and creative play

Good communication skills

Ability to work as a team member and demonstrate leadership skills

DBS or willingness to obtain one


Appropriate Level 2 (or above) qualification in Childcare

Experience of working within a play-based setting

Competent in using IT to support play and club administration

Ability to work on own initiative

Appropriate child protection training

Current 12-hour Paediatric First Aid Certificate

Food Hygiene Certificate

Level 2 Childcare Certificate

Driver Licence and can drive

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