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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

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 20 hours per week (2 - 6pm)

Contract type


Actual salary

CAT Grade E, SCP 7-11 (£12.29 - £13.47 per hour)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a reliable, hardworking and committed person to run our After School Club with the help of our After-School Club Assistant commencing Wednesday 4thSeptember 2024.

You will offer a safe, stimulating environment with high quality creative play opportunities for our pupils. Experience of working in a school or similar establishment is required for this post.

As the After School Club Supervisor, your role will be to:

  • Set up a welcoming environment for children and other adults
  • Maintain a safe and stimulating play environment and assist with developing opportunities which encourage children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development through play
  • Help to deliver activities which meet the children’s individual development needs in line with any Programme provided
  • Supervise the activities of individuals or group of children, carrying out pre-determined educational activities and work programmes whilst promoting independent learning
  • To be the first port of call in an emergency and follow the school’s emergency procedures
  • Following safeguarding procedures in accordance with CAT and school policies and procedures.
  • To advise the Designated Safeguarding Lead of any concerns e.g. over children, child protection, parent/carers or the safety of equipment, preserving confidentiality as necessary
  • To be aware of special needs a child may have and to familiarise yourself with relevant play and learning plans, including Health Care Plans
  • Regularly review Risk Assessments
  • Ensure that the environment and any clubs are a safe place for children, equipment is safe, standard of hygiene is high and safety procedures are followed at all times and fire drills/evacuations procedures are carried out effectively.

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

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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