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After School Club Assistant - Part-time

Lydden Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2321-41S
  • Posted:18/01/2022
  • Pay:KR3- pro rata
  • Start Date:February 2022
  • App Close Date:28/01/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 31st January


We are looking to recruit a lively and enthusiastic assistant for our After School club.

We are in the process of establishing permanent provision at our school, so this is a great opportunity to be part of this process and build your team to meet the needs of our children and families.

Pay Range: KR 3 pro rata term time only, 12.5 per week Monday - Friday 3.05- 5.35pm. With a possibility of extra hours in our Breakfast Club.

Qualifications: An Early Years/ child care qualification or equivalent would be an advantage, as would a knowledge of the care and play standards for children age 4-11 years.

Essential Requirements: 

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about working with children
  • Knows how to create a fun and creative working environment for children
  • Able to interact well with both children and parents.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under direction.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Has a valid Paediatric First Aid/Food Hygiene qualification, or is willing to undertake qualification

Responsibilities and Duties

Main duties include:

  • Preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.
  • Administering first aid when necessary.
  • Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.
  • Providing support to other staff.
  • Developing and maintaining good communication with all members of the club, with school staff and parents.
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
  • Monitoring and maintaining a healthy, safe and secure working environment.
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures, and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

 If you are interested in this role, please apply via The Kent Teach Website!  Please contact the school office on 01304 822887/ office@lydden.kent.sch.uk  to make an appointment to come and have a look round at a mutually convenient time.

Lydden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and therefore all staff and volunteers are subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Information about the school

Lydden Primary School is a small rural village school catering for approximately 80 children between the ages of 4-11. Children learn in our four classes.

We aspire for all children to become confident, caring individuals who achieve well academically and develop a love of learning. We aim for our children to develop lifelong skills, taking responsibility for their own learning so that they can face future challenges with confidence.

We know that children learn best when they are happy. We aim to develop self-confidence and have a holistic approach to learning and the curriculum; which enables our children to live as responsible members of their communities.

We offer an attractive and stimulating rural environment including an outdoor classroom, forest school and science area with a pond.

We celebrate diversity and respect all children regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity or religion. We provide a happy, caring, supportive and positive learning atmosphere, where each child can achieve success.

We are committed to working in partnership with parents in the education and development of their child and welcome parents to take advantage of the many informal and formal occasions to enhance home/school relationships.

Lydden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and therefore all staff and volunteers are subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 822887

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).