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After School Club Assistants - Part-time

Whitstable & Seasalter Endowed C of E Junior Sch., Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-3339-77S
  • Posted:27/07/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 £6,260 pro rata to FTE of £18,425
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:31/08/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised

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AFTERSCHOOL CLUB ASSISTANTS Starting September 2021

We are looking to appoint some Afterschool Club Assistants for our Lighthouse Keeper’s Club from September 2021 to join our fabulous team.  If you are somebody with boundless enthusiasm and positivity who can contribute to making sure the time that our children spend at Lighthouse Keeper’s Club is thoroughly enjoyable and happy, then this could be just the job for you.   If you have a creative flair and don’t mind being outside, whatever the weather, that would be a bonus too!  You will also need to have knowledge and experience of preparing light meals and snacks in a commercial kitchen.

The positions are for 15 hours a week during term time only.  The hours are every afternoon between 3.00pm and 6.00pm and the flexibility to work some mornings and cover absence may also be required.  The tasks of this role will be varied and could change day to day.

Ideally, in applying for this post you will have:

  • A thorough understanding of all safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Experience of working with children and able to prepare, lead and supervise activities
  • Good literacy and mathematical skills
  • High standards of work ethic and self-motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, attendance and professional standards and team work
  • The ability to follow instructions and use initiative to ‘think on your feet’
  • Experience of food preparation in a school setting with the minimum of a Level 1 Food Hygiene Certificate 

In applying for this position, we expect all members of our school staff to continue with professional development and to seek opportunities to increase their knowledge and skill.  The school is fully committed to continued professional development and expects all staff to undertake training as and when required.  You will also be able to join the Local Government Pension Scheme and work alongside an experienced, caring and happy school team.

Visits to the school are also welcomed prior to application and a chance for you to see the club running.  If you want to know more about the role or arrange a visit, please take a look at our website or speak to the Business Manager by calling the school number.   

Whitstable & Seasalter Endowed Church of England (Aided) Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.  All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Appointed staff are also expected to follow a robust Code of Conduct in accordance with our church school’s Christian Values.

Information about the school

We are a Church of England Aided Junior school, situated in the heart of Whitstable. From September 2021 we will be admitting 60 children into Year 3 from our local infant feeder schools. We are at the start of our expansion and will have seven classes in September 2021, eventually growing to eight classes in total by 2024. Locally we are known as 'The Endowed' and we describe ourselves as an old school with a young heart.

Our children come from all sorts of different backgrounds. Our parents, friends, governors and our local churches give amazing support and this, together with the dedication of a very experienced and caring staff, make The Endowed the Outstanding school that it is.

Our School's Vision and Values:

As a school family, living and learning with a thirst for knowledge, we delight in everyone’s achievements sharing joy and laughter along the way. Within the love of God we nurture aspirations, celebrate each other’s individuality enabling all to flourish. We let our lights shine in school, our community and the World beyond. LOVE - JOY - GOODNESS - RESILIENCE - TRUST Let your light shine. Matthew 5: 14-16

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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.