OSCARS: Manager

Before and After School Club and Holiday Playscheme, Frampton Cotterell

The position requires:

• Planning and implementing daily activities within a stimulating play environment.
• Ability to lead and manage the team of 8 permanent and 3 casual staff effectively and to be able to build trusting relationships with children from the ages of 4 – 11 years old and provide positive feedback to parents and carers.
• Maintain high standards of care, follow policies and procedures in all areas including safeguarding.
• Continue the positive working relationships with the Head teacher and other staff at Frampton Cotterell C of E School.


We are looking for a dynamic, and energetic individual to manage our well established Out of School Club & Holiday Playscheme which is now in it’s 27th year.

  • Applicants should have:
  • A passion for working with children 4-11 Years old
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • The ability to use your own initiative and willing to undertake any training necessary for the role.
  • The ability to work in partnership with parents and Trustee’s.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A Minimum of an NVQ Level 3 in Playwork, Child Care & Education or equivalent.
  • At least 1 years’ experience of working within a play environment.
    Candidates must have excellent knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum, Safeguarding, Ofsted Regulations and Inspection Criteria.
  • Applicants must hold an Enhanced DBS for the Children’s Workforce and have joined the Update Service.
  • Applicants should have an awareness of Health & Safety legislation, hygiene standards, Equal Opportunities and Food Hygiene.

Contract & Hours:

Hours 7.30 – 9am & 3 – 6pm [flexible] plus administration time, minimum 30 hours per week. Monday to Friday term time.
Holiday Playscheme hour’s variable, flexibility is a must.

This is a Permanent position.

Salary & benefits:

  • £Neg.- Depending on Experience and qualifications
  • Four weeks holiday plus Bank holidays [Pro rata]
  • Paid training hours


Please submit applications by email to: oscars.terrapin@btconnect.com

Closing date/ Interview date: Closing date Monday 13th May 2019

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