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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 15 hours a week (3 - 6pm)

Contract type


Actual salary

CAT Grade C SCP 3-4 (£11.79-£11.98 per hour)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a reliable, hardworking and committed person to assist our After School Club Supervisor from Wednesday 4thSeptember 2024.

As the After School Club Assistant, your role will include:

  • Assisting in the setting up and clearing away of After-School Club equipment
  • Welcoming the children
  • Assist in providing the children with a healthy snack, ie fruit and promoting good manners and healthy eating
  • Assist in organising activities with groups of children to ensure their safety and their physical, emotional and educational development
  • Promote and reinforce children’s self-esteem
  • Encourage children to help tidy up at the end of the session
  • Assist with the safe use and storage of equipment
  • Deal with parental enquiries and pass messages onto teachers
  • Ensure children are registered at the beginning of the session
  • Ensure the children are safely collected at the end of the day
  • Comply with all decisions, policies and standing orders of the school and comply with any relevant statutory requirements, including Equal Opportunities legislation, the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Data Protection Act

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A thriving, successful school
  • Motivated and well-behaved pupils
  • Highly professional training and support to ensure excellent career development
  • Supportive colleagues
  • A committed team of staff and Governors
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

Further details about the role

Ferndown First School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust - a Trust which prides itself on putting children first, always and puts its values of Respect, Independence, Creativity and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

It is the staff in our academies who make our schools vibrant places of learning - who do all they can to make sure our children become confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens. Our staff want to make a real difference to the lives of the children they work with and are learners themselves who relish professional development opportunities.

Working in a Castleman Academy Trust school, you will be working with other forward thinkers who see possibilities and are optimistic. You will have the support of like-minded colleagues and together we will ensure everyone has a great work life balance.Being part of the Castleman Academy Trust means there are a whole host of opportunities for you to develop and flourish.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ferndown First School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
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School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9
Phone number
01202 873747

Ferndown First School is part of the Castleman Academy Trust. We are a Yr R to Yr 4 First School with 360 pupils on roll.

Arranging a visit to Ferndown First School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@fernfirst.dorset.sch.uk.

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