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Afternoon Club Assistant - Term Time

Iwade Primary School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-2230-47S
  • Posted:06/09/2023
  • Pay:Range 3 FTE £21,293 (£7,491 pro rata)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:31/10/2023 at 11:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is seeking a committed and an enthusiastic Afternoon Club Assistant.

Bourne Alliance MAT consists of 4 schools: Bobbing Village School, Iwade Primary, Grove Park Primary and the Aspire special school all based in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Our popular and successful Out of Hours Club, based predominately at Iwade School, has a permanent vacancy in our Afterschool Provision Child's Play. Monday to Friday 2:45 pm - 5:45 pm,  15 hours a week for 39 weeks a year. Immediate start. Range 3 pro rata annual salary £7,491 (full time equivalent £21,293).
There are also further hours available for cover during the holiday club which opens between 7.30am and 18.00 during the school holidays.

We are looking for attentive, child focussed and friendly applicants who enjoy working directly with children. Previous experience within a school or childcare setting is preferred. This person ideally needs to hold a NVQ level 2 in childcare, supporting teaching and learning, play work or an equivalent qualification but training will be given.
We are seeking to employ a positive, creative and collaborative team member to join our team and providing an engaging and stimulation environment for our pupils.

You must be able to communicate professionally with parents and carers, and internal and external colleagues, work both proactively and with direction to deliver high quality activities for children aged 4 to 11.
CVs will only be accepted when accompanied by a fully completed online application form.

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including, safeguarding, an enhanced DBS check, references and the right to work in the UK.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment.

Information about the school

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is made up of four schools, Aspire school, Bobbing Village, Grove Park Primary and Iwade School, all are based in Sittingbourne, Kent. Aspire School is a three form entry school, Iwade School is a three form entry school, Grove Park is a two form entry school and Bobbing School is a one form entry school. Each school has its own individual characteristics and sits at the centre of their community.

Within the trust, we recognise everyone as an individual and we nurture, value and develop them. We aim to achieve the highest standards in all that we do and to have happy children and staff, eager and excited to come to school.

We work in collaboration with other schools and organisations seeking the best innovative practice in teaching, sharing new ideas and learning from others. We use research as a springboard for change.

We strive to make our schools even better, recruiting the very best to meet the needs of a changing world. We foster a positive attitude which allows everyone to develop new skills, build resilience and achieve their dreams.

Bourne Alliance Multi Academy Trust is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Bourne Alliance MAT, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare for all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.