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After School Club Assistant - Part-time

Staplehurst School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-2192-238S
  • Posted:18/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:24/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:After 24th May 2022


Staplehurst School is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to set up and help in our After School Club. The successful applicant will be someone who loves to inspire and support our children, has supervisory skills and is a willing team player. You should be a highly efficient, flexible and reliable person. 

Hours will be 3.00pm to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and occasionally be flexible to stay later if required. 

The start date for this position will be as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • demonstrate and promote the school’s core values, attitudes and behaviour expected from the pupils
  • have respect for their social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds
  • have the ability to build and maintain successful relationships with pupils; be consistent, show respect, consideration and demonstrate concern for children's development as learners
  • be aware of relevant and new legislation, procedures and requirements to ensure that the club is operating within the agreed procedures
  • work in partnership with the school and liaise with external agencies and professionals as required to ensure high standards are maintained in the club and they will be expected to attend training sessions as required to ensure their own personal and professional development

Our closing date for applications is Tuesday 24th May 2021. Interviews will be held soon after.

If we find the right candidate prior to the closing date we will close the advert.

Information about the school

Staplehurst School has just been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are proud that ‘the school’s values of positivity, respect, independence, determination and excellence (PRIDE) are seamlessly woven into everyday life’ Ofsted January 2022. Our school is a two form entry community school, with approximately 376 pupils. Situated conveniently, between Maidstone and Cranbrook, in a beautiful rural part of Kent, the school, with its ‘outward-facing, best practice at heart’ culture, has achieved sustained academic improvement and continues to retain an excellent, enthusiastic team of staff.

Blessed within beautiful and spacious grounds, Staplehurst School has the added benefit of two large sports halls, music room, library and a lovely Early Years outside space, as well as a Breakfast Club available from 7.30am and an After School Club until 5.30pm.

Staplehurst School continues to be at the heart of the village community, where we pride ourselves on being an integral part of the everyday lives of people in the village. It is this community support, together with the caring and commitment from staff, which contributes to the well-being of the children. The Governing Body, staff and parents are an ambitious and dedicated team, working together to promote the school, and where our aim is to ensure each child reaches their full potential.

At Staplehurst School children definitely come first!

At Staplehurst, we consider our curriculum to be knowledge-rich. We view the curriculum as the mastery of a body of subject-specific knowledge, the definition of which has been carefully considered and sequenced to offer children the best opportunities as successful 21st century citizens. We champion ‘big ideas’ and invaluable knowledge that children deserve – this informs how we grow our pupils, and how we ensure that when they leave, they have had a rich, culturally diverse experience and are ready to progress to secondary school as well-rounded, considerate individuals.

Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580 891291


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).