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  • Start date details

    Working during half-term and school holidays

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,192.00 - £21,579.00 Annually (Actual) Site Leaders – £14.90 per hour, Activity Leaders – £11.97 per hour (Gross)

Holiday Club Worker job summary

Discovery Schools Academy Trust

Discovery Holiday Camps

Site Leader or Activity Leader

Working during half-term and school holidays

This is an exciting opportunity to join our NEW team of Site and Activity Leaders and play a leading role in establishing ‘Discovery Holiday Camps’ across our family of 15 schools. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic workers who share our passion for helping children to Discover their potential to come and join our team. We aim to run high quality school holiday activities across our family of schools and need to recruit a team to make this a reality.

We are advertising two roles which you might be interested in applying for:

Site Leaders – Grade 8 (£14.90 per hour) – who will lead and oversee the activity sites.

Activity Leaders – Grade 5 (£11.97 per hour) – who will lead activities and oversee the delivery programme.

Please note the salary detailed above is for an Activity Leader based on FTE.

For a full job description and person specification of each role, please see the documents attached.

For Site Leaders we expect the following experiences:

Evidence of supervising safe, creative and appropriate activities for a range of age groups.

Qualifications in a variety of sporting disciplines.

Demonstrating organisational and leadership qualities in planning sessions.

Demonstrate the ability to organise and support individuals.

For Activity Leaders we expect the following experiences:

To have worked with a group of children from a variety of age groups.

Have experience in organising and taking part in a range of activities for children including arts and crafts, sports etc.

Promoting the well being of the children through quality of care and inclusion.

We are looking for applicants who possess:

A passion for working with children

Sports, Play, Arts and other relevant qualifications and/or experience working/leading clubs for children

Flexibility to work in the school holidays – with some term time work potentially available

Energy and ideas to make our Holiday Camps the best they can be

Reliability and trustworthiness

We are committed to supporting your development and growth and can offer you:

The chance to work with amazing adults and inspirational pupils everyday

Great training and resources

Competitive rates of pay

The opportunity to work with like-minded colleagues who can support your development

Opportunities for further employment in our schools

We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses. Please note that the Trust may utilise AI checking solutions during the application review process and will be considered when shortlisting.

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 Discovery Schools Academies Trust Ltd

Multi-academy trust

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is a multi academy trust of 13 primary schools and 2 special school dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence.

The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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