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After School Club Practitioner - Afternoons - Part-time

St. James After School Club, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC801-983483-10S
  • Posted:25/11/2022
  • Pay:£9.90 to £10.21
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:12/12/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


After School Practitioner: £9.90 to £10.21 per hour depending on qualifications and experience – Part-time.

Hours: Term Time: 4.5 hours per day x 5 days (breakfast club: 7:45 – 9.00am; after school club 3.00 to 6.15pm). There is an option to work just afternoons only or breakfasts only, and also Part Time if this is a better fit for applicants.

St James After School Club are looking for a reliable After School Club Practitioner, responsibilities will include;

Setting up play equipment and making sure play areas are safe. Supervising children for fair behaviour during play and dealing with any minor injuries. Developing planning and organising activities for 4 – 11-year-olds. Food preparation. Ensuring good standards of hygiene and cleanliness are always maintained. Contributing towards planning and preparation of craft activities and assisting children with these. Undertake such other equivalent duties and responsibilities as may be determined from time to time by the manager.

Qualities and Experience Required

Ideally (but not essential) you will have childcare experience either through work or personal experience. Be a lively enthusiastic self-motivated person. Get on well with and respect all children and adults. Have a good understanding of safety awareness and risk assessment. Must be willing to undergo initial and ongoing training and the position is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

The following qualifications / skills or willingness to train is required. Training can be provided.

First aid.

Level 2 Food Hygiene.

Basic safeguarding.

Childcare qualifications.

Other training and courses, as necessary.

We are Ofsted rated as GOOD.

We are an equal opportunity Employer. All applications are welcomed irrespective of sex, race, disability, or age.

Information about the school

St James' Church After School Club have been operating childcare for 10 years, following the same Christian ethos as the Primary School. Our highest priority is the safety and protection of the children who are welcomed from a wide age range with diverse needs and abilities. As much freedom as possible is encouraged within a framework of agreed boundaries and some daily routines. We promote kindness, empathy, respect for others and good manners and lead by example encouraging and rewarding positive behaviour. We are an equal opportunity Employer. All applications are welcomed irrespective of sex, race, disability or age. Ofsted gave us a rating of Good.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Grogan
  • Address:Sandrock Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3PR
  • Telephone: Please Email Us
  • Email: StJamesASCTW@hotmail.co.uk
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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.