TCCW are recruiting a Play Leader!

Totterdown Children’s Community Workshop Based at: The Church of the Holy Nativity, Wells Road, Bristol, BS4 2AG Registered Charity No: 278840

Totterdown Children’s Community Workshop (TCCW) is a charitable organisation that has been providing after school care and holiday club facilities for 4-11 year olds in Totterdown for over 30 years. We are funded by parent/carer fees and we are overseen by a committed Management Committee made up of volunteer parents. Ofsted rate us: OUTSTANDING!

We are looking for a committed and passionate individual to take charge of our small and friendly team, creating fun and exciting play experience for children. Is this you?

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Level 3 or above qualification in play, childcare or similar
  • At least two years’ relevant experience working with 4-11 year olds
  • Experience of providing play opportunities in a play, education or equivalent setting
  • A demonstrable understanding of safeguarding, Ofsted requirements, EYFS and relevant frameworks (e.g. The Bristol Standard)

Abilities and Aptitudes:

  • The ability to manage a setting, your own workload and that of a small team
  • Enthusiasm for supporting and supervising staff, and communicating effectively with families
  • Aptitude for organisation and evaluation of a wide range of play opportunities
  • The ability to use reflective practice to develop yourself, the staff and the setting

Hours & Salary:

  • At least 20 hours work per week during term time
  • At least 30 hours work per week during school holidays
  • After School Club currently runs Monday to Thursday 2.30-6.30pm
  • Holiday Club runs from Monday or Tuesday to Thursday 8am to 6pm
  • Salary: £11 – £12 per hour, depending on experience
  • Dates for Annual Leave will be negotiable, at least 4 clear weeks per year
  • We are keen to support all staff in training and their own professional development


For a job application pack and for more information about the role please email us at: or call 0117 9715568 or 07483 125640

Closing Date: 23rd August

All posts are subject to appropriate references and completion of an enhanced DBS check

Totterdown Children’s Community Workshop, based at: The Church of the Holy Nativity, Wells Road, Bristol, BS4 2AG Registered Charity No: 278840