Job Description – Playleader for Munchkins ASC based at Wicklea Academy, Brislington.
Job Purpose: To be responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the out of school childcare setting. To develop and maintain a safe and stimulating play setting and to encourage child centred play.
Responsible to: The Manager.
The Playleader would also need to be flexible to do admin, shopping, planning, etc for approx. up to an extra 2.5 hours a week. The setting is independent of but set within the school.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 3:10pm-6.10pm & Friday 3pm – 6pm. Term Time only.
Salary: £10 – £11 per hour based on experience and qualifications, plus holiday pay.
Start date: Monday 8th March 2021
Main duties and responsibilities:
Person Specification – Playleader
|Training & Qualifications||A full and relevant level 3 qualification in play, childcare or similar is preferred, or experience of providing care for children at a supervisory level.||A Paediatric First Aid Certificate (12 hour course)|
|Experience||2 years relevant experience of working with 4 – 12 year olds||Experience of supervising staff|
|Experience of providing play opportunities for children in a play setting.||Safeguarding training|
|Experience of developing and using administrative systems||Budgeting & handling cash|
|Experience of managing and organising own workload||ICT Skills|
|Knowledge & Abilities||Knowledge of Ofsted requirements, the EYFS and other quality indicators e.g. Bristol Standard||Knowledge of the Playwork Principles|
|Sufficient understanding and use of English||DBS on the update system|
|Knowledge of policies and procedures needed to maintain a safe and successful play setting and ability to develop and implement them.||Understanding of the play process and how to support children in their play|
|Ability to work as a team member and supervise others||Food Hygiene certificate|
|Ability to plan, provide and evaluate a wide range of play opportunities that meet individual children’s needs.||Art /craft / games /sport skills|
|Ability to be a reflective practitioner in order to develop your own and your team’s practice.||Safeguarding Training including Prevent Duty and FGM|
|Ability to communicate effectively with all children, staff and families|
|Ability to support and develop a play environment which is inclusive for all and encourages diversity.|
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