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Sunset Club Assistant - Term Time

Folkestone Primary, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2143-173S
  • Posted:24/03/2023
  • Pay:AR04 £20,104 (£9,107 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:26/07/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


Sunset Club Assistant - 20 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic applicant with an early years qualification to join our team at Folkestone Kindergarten in our after school Sunset Club. Wrap around care is an essential part of our school day. We need a candidate who is creative, dedicated, patient and caring who can offer exciting and purposeful activities for enabling children of all ages to experience a wide range of educational opportunities.

Part of Turner Schools; Folkestone Kindergarten is a forward thinking school that recognises and develops children's personal strengths and talents. Our children are well behaved, enthusiastic learners and our staff are welcoming, hard-working and supportive.

The successful applicant:

  • Will be committed and enthusiastic
  • Will have experience of working with children of kindergarten age
  • Be a confident communicator, able to build positive and supportive relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Have experience in planning, organising and delivering a high quality, safe, inclusive and creative experience 
  • Will be able to support the delivery of high-quality extra-curricular activities
  • Must have an early years qualification (essential)

If you are a professional, an advocate for the welfare of all children and you have the drive and commitment to change young people's lives, then we welcome your application.

The role will involve working 14:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday, (20 hours a week) term time only

If you are interested in joining Team Turner and would like to come and visit our school, please contact the school office on 01303 842400 

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

Information about the school

At Folkestone Primary, our priority is for children to develop a love of learning, inspired by quality first teaching. We work tirelessly to ensure that our children enjoy a stimulating and diverse education; learning is irresistible, children are happy, feel safe and valued. We are a caring community with a committed team who role model high expectations of learning and behaviour.

Prospective employees are encouraged to visit us to find out, first hand, how we prepare children to be successful in life.

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes five schools in Folkestone:-

• Folkestone Primary • Folkestone Academy • Morehall Primary • Martello Primary • Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each school is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and and an on-line search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available on line.Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com
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 Education.