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Afterskoolerz Childcare
We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly person who wants to be part of a dedicated hardworking team at a fun and friendly After School, breakfast and holiday club. Successful applicants will Assist with day to day activities of the club. Provide quality play care within the framework of the club’s Policies and procedures.

Afterskoolerz Childcare - Employer

Afterskoolerz is based at Homerswood Primary & Nursery school in Kirklands, Welwyn Garden City, HertsWe are a happy, play centered fun breakfast & after school club. We provide a caring , accessible and affordable child- care service for working parents and carers within the community. Afterskoolerz staff are enthusiastic , caring and help create a welcoming , fun, safe and relaxed environment for all children aged 4 - 11 years.

Afterskoolerz Childcare


18-24 months

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Job Summary

GBP 200.00
Welwyn Garden City
New Vacancy
Afterskoolerz Childcare

Detailed Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly person who wants to be part of a dedicated hardworking team. We are a fun and friendly After School, breakfast and holiday club. The duties involve collecting children from school and taking them back to the club, the day to day planning of activities, setting up and tidying away of the daily activities, communicating with parents and ensuring that the children are provided with a safe secure and stimulating environment in line with Ofsted requirements.

EYFS is required and the successful candidate will be a key worker with our EYFS children and training will be given. We expect all our staff to complete a full first aid course and safeguarding course within the first few months which will be paid for by the company. We also encourage our staff to take advantage of relevant training course which are available all of which are paid for by the company. The successful candidate will have the option to work hours in the holiday club.

Week days Monday to Friday term time 7.30AM-9.15AM & 2.30PM-6.30PM (Friday afternoons 2pm-6.30pm). Holiday clubs 5- 10 hours per day Week days Monday to Friday 8am-6.30pm

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

A minimum of A*-D (9-3) in Maths and English GCSE or Functional Skills equivalent

Basic first aid , Health & hygiene and Safeguarding children training preferred but not required

Skills required

  • Competent in using IT to support play and club administration
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Relevant qualification or willingness to work towards this
  • Understanding the issues of equal opportunities
  • Provide and facilitate safe and creative play
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Sound judgement and common sense
  • Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children

Personal Qualities

  • Patience and polite
  • Friendly and fun
  • A positive role model
  • Trustworthy and reliable

Future prospects

Future prospects: · More responsibilities · A role promotion · Further training · Pay rise

Additional Information

Training provided

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Childcare

Prior to shortlisting your application for any vacancy, your qualifications will be checked. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is currently £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over, in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: Under 18s will not be expected to work more than 40 hours. You must check how you are going to travel to the workplace, including mileage, expense and time. Your qualification results will be checked.

Oaklands College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Oaklands College on 01727 737 000 or email: (Ref ID:81105)
Oaklands College


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