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Extended Schools Deputy Manager For Acorns Club - Term Time

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2653-101S
  • Posted:07/07/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 - £17,498 to £18,611 (FTE)
  • Start Date:1st September 2020
  • App Close Date:17/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 21st July 2020


West Borough Primary School is very excited to be starting our own After School Club provision from September 2020, following the successful running of our Breakfast Club provsion for the past 12 years.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Deputy Manager to support our Senior Leadership Team in setting up and running our extended schools provision, Acorns Club.

Our after school provision will run from 3.10pm-6pm daily, term-time only, in our school hall.

The successful candiate will have experience of working in an extended schools provision and be influencial in the shaping of this new Club for our school. The children are at the heart of everything we do at West Borough Primary School and believe this to be the case from the minute they step through the door in the morning, until they leave our care.

You will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of all children is met at all times
  • supporting the Manager in leading a team of staff/playworkers
  • providing stimulating and well planned, play-based experiences
  • building strong relationships with parents ensuring they feel valued and supported

Further information and the full Job Description are attached.

Hours: 20 hours per week, term-time only, 39 weeks per year plus holiday entitlement  (2.30pm to 6.30pm)

Essential Qualifications: Minimum Level 3 full and relevant qualification

Desirable Qualifications: Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene

We understand that during this time, it is not possible to visit the school. To arrange a virtual tour or speak to the Headteacher, please contact the school office - 01622 726391.

Please email completed application forms to office@west-borough.kent.sch.uk 

Information about the school

We are a Good school with Outstanding features. We have 16 classes including our maintained Nursery.

A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. Our inclusive school is based on a large, well resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include refurbished classrooms, library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite. Our school also has a Children's Centre within the grounds.

Our happy and caring ethos is full of well motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Ashley Crittenden
  • Address:West Borough Primary School, Greenway, Off Queens Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8TL
  • Telephone: (01622) 726391
  • Email: office@west-borough.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.