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Manager - Childcare - Before & After School Club

Start Date: September 2017

Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Greys Hill, Henley on Thames, RG9 1SL

Hourly Rates:  £9 - £11 per hour -  Plus Holiday Pay

Contract: 22.5 hrs per week

Energy Kidz is a leading provider of out of school club childcare for primary school children. The ideal candidate will work from a Primary School with children aged 4-11 years & lead a team of playworkers. The working hours will be 7.30 a.m until 9.00 a.m & 3.00 pm until 6.00 pm (times may vary slightly), Monday-Friday during School Term Time.

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent managerial, communication & organisational skills
  • Hold a level 3 qualification in playwork or childcare and/or relevant experience
  • Is able to monitor and evaluate the quality of the service, ensuring that all staff work within the club's policies, guidance, safeguarding and procedures
  • Able to interact well with both children and parents.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the EYFS framework, equal opportunities and special educational needs
  • Be creative with good knowledge of a range of recreational and physical past time activities for children to participate in.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Has a valid Paediatric First Aid/Food Hygiene qualification, or is willing to undertake qualification
  • Has relevant supervisory and management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Duties & Responsibilities to adhere to but not restricted to:

  • Leads and motivates a team of staff to deliver high quality play opportunities in a safe and caring environment
  • Encourage fair and caring behaviour among the children
  • Encourage independence and self-esteem
  • Talk to children about their concerns or worries
  • Deal with injuries and emergencies
  • Liaise with parents, carers, and other professionals

All employees must undertake a DBS check

This company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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