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  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,334 - £30,296

Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade 6 SCP 14-20

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within an appropriate safe and caring learning environment.
  • Establishing positive and professional relationships with children, interacting with them according to their individual needs, promoting inclusion and acceptance.
  • Working with the school to provide a safe, calm and well-ordered environment for all children, focused on safeguarding pupils and developing their exemplary behaviour within the out of school provision.
  • Monitor children’s responses to learning activities, record progress and achievement and update records.
  • To co-ordinate and manage and experienced team within the setting to ensure:

Ø personal care and hygiene needs are responded to

Ø equipment and materials are prepared for planned activities

Ø healthy snack food is ordered and prepared whilst ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met

Ø children are safeguarded at all times

Ø a seamless delivery of before and after school activities is implemented

Team Management

The Out of School’s Manager will:

  • lead on all staffing issues, including the appointment and development of staff.
  • ensure a culture of working together to achieve high standards throughout.
  • maintain confidentiality and professional conduct.
  • manage performance and ensuring that staff receive appropriate support in order to achieve high standards. This will include carrying out regular staff reviews through the appraisal process.
  • motivate and enable all staff in the setting to carry out their respective roles to the highest standard, through leading and managing high quality continuing professional development based on assessment of needs.
  • create a climate of reflective practice and professional development that enables all members of staff to flourish and achieve their very best.
  • prepare and review staff rotas in line with pupil numbers and cohorts and organise cover as necessary.
  • hold regular staff meetings to promote teamworking and good communication.
  • organise the appropriate delegation of tasks to staff members and monitor and review the processes.
  • lead by example
  • promote equality and fairness for all staff.


  • To work in partnership with parent/carers, school staff and other professionals
  • To attend and participate in meetings with parents/carers, managers and other staff.
  • Working with the school to co-ordinate and support intervention strategies and packages for vulnerable and SEND pupils within the out of school provision.
  • Ensuring EYFS children’s progress is recorded where possible to assist in their development in line with the EYFS framework.


  • To ensure all out of school policies and procedures are reviewed and kept up to date.
  • To ensure accurate records are kept re. childrens’ contracts, attendance, fee management, ordering and purchasing of relevant stocks, and working within an agreed budget.
  • To carry out regular surveys and newsletters to improve the services offered by the setting.

Health and Safety

  • To be the Designated Safeguarding Lead, reporting any concerns to the Senior management and to complete all necessary paperwork as necessary as well as ensuring safeguarding training is up to date.
  • To administer first aid as required
  • To be aware of all emergency procedures e.g. fire drill and knowledge of what action to take
  • In cases of absence, on request to unlock the school and ensure its safe for staff and children to attend by opening all fire exits
  • To undertake Health and Safety Training within your area of work.

Other Specific Duties

  • To comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety. confidentiality and data protection, and the EYFS framework
  • To continue personal development by completing appropriate and relevant training.
  • To participate in the staff review and professional learning review process.

What the school offers its staff

In return our Trust and its school offers you:

  • Supportive parents and a welcoming local community
  • A strong and supportive leadership team with a clear sense of strategic vision
  • A supportive and highly committed staff with high expectations, who are willing to help each other
  • Well resourced, safe and stimulating learning environments
  • Strong working partnerships within the Trust
  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • Pension scheme
  • Wellbeing Day
  • Tech and Cycle salary sacrifice schemes as well as other discount schemes
  • Access to Employment Assistance Programme
  • Access to training opportunities and professional development

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.

Applying for the job

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About Bedford Hall Methodist Primary School

School type
Academy, Methodist, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
241 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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