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After School Club Practitioner Manager - Full-time/Part-time

St. James After School Club, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC801-983483-17S
  • Posted:23/11/2023
  • Pay:£10.90 to £11.24 per hour
  • Start Date:December 2023
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


St James After School Club are looking for reliable After School Club Practitioners. 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. Helping to develop 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. Must be willing to undergo initial and ongoing training.

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.

Full time opportunities available.

1.25 hours x 5 morning sessions per week (during term time 7.45am to 9.00am).

3.25 hours x 5 afternoon sessions per week (during term time 3.00pm to 6.15pm).

Part time opportunities available for fewer sessions per week

If you are unable to work 5 sessions per week we also have part time opportunities where you can have the option to work a reduced number of sessions per week.  


For further details, and an application pack please apply now to:

Mrs J Grogan

After School Club Manager

St James Church Office,

1 Ferndale

Tunbridge Wells,

Kent TN2 3RL

Or email applications to: StJamesASCTW@hotmail.co.uk

Information about the school

St James’ 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. Ofsted gave us a rating of good. We are an equal opportunity Employer. All applications are welcomed irrespective of sex, race, disability, or age.

Job Contact Information

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.