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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Casual. Likely hours will range between 7.45am until 6.00pm, Monday – Friday. Contract: Zero Hours

Contract type

Fixed term - Zero Hour contract

Actual salary

£12.26 per hour

Pay scale

£23,657 pro rata per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Avenue Children’s Centre is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Holiday Club Assistant to join its caring team of staff and support and supervise children attending its popular holiday clubs. Working hours will be variable and on a casual basis.

Required: ASAP. Working Hours: Casual. Likely hours will range between 7.45am until 6.00pm, Monday – Friday. Contract: Zero Hours

The Avenue Children’s Centre is a vibrant and friendly pre-school where staff are dedicated to creating a safe and exciting place for children, aged three months to three (plus) years, to play, learn and thrive. Located in the charming garrison town of Warminster, Wiltshire, we focus on each child as a unique individual to help them achieve their goals. In January 2023, we were proud to retain our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and were praised for helping children to flourish at our welcoming and supportive setting, which is open from 7.45am until 6.00pm, fifty weeks of the year. We also offer a Breakfast, Holiday and After School club for children aged three to eleven years. We are part of the Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for children;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Is self-motivated, energetic and proactive and will ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality education and care for all of our children;
  • Has experience of working with children;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Is a strong team player able to support colleagues within a small team;
  • Has recognised, relevant safeguarding training;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude;
  • Can demonstrate a warm and caring approach with children.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

For information about this role, please read our Applicant Information Pack. If you have any additional questions, please contact Chris Graham, The Avenue Children’s Centre Manager, on: 01985- 213383

Closing Date: Monday 22nd July 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 29th July 2024

Please note: while the closing date for applications has been set, we reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate upon receipt of an exceptional application. Therefore, we would encourage prompt application for this position.

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 The Avenue Primary School and Children's Centre

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
265 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01985 801055

Arranging a visit to The Avenue Primary School and Children's Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aes@acorneducationtrust.com.

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