Breakfast & After School Club Assistant
School
The Robert Fitzroy Academy
Location
80 Brampton Road Croydon, London, England CR0 6JN
Start Date
September 2024
Salary
Grade 1 SP 2 – 3 £25854-£26238 - Actual Salary is approximately £18779 per annum

About the Role

We are looking enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our thriving extended school’s provision. We are looking in particular for individuals who can enhance our provision and who are committed to making the school experience engaging, enjoyable and meaningful for primary age children.

Under the guidance of the Wrap Around Care Manager you will be working closely with the children, ensuring their safety at all times, engaging with them in aspects of play and conversation, setting up activities for children to take part in, meet and greet parents and provide them with feedback on their child’s time at the club.

In particular, successful applicants should have:

  • At least one years experience of working with children in the primary age range
  • Experience of working with children in a friendly, busy environment
  • An understanding of children with SEN needs
  • Level 3 qualification in play work/childcare or working towards one through a recognised further education course.
  • A current food hygiene certificate (desirable)
  • Paediatric first aid qualification (desirable)
  • Knowledge of child safeguarding procedures

You should:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have the ability to build effective relationships with students, parents and other staff
  • The ability to relate in a firm and friendly way with a wide range of personalities
  • The ability to use initiative
  • Be willing to undertake direction and guidance
  • Have a good understanding of behaviour management strategies
  • Be able to work as part of a team

Working hours

  •  Breakfast club 7:00am – 9:00am
  • After School Club 2:30 – 6:30pm

Please mark clearly on your application whether you are applying for one or both roles (Breakfast and/or after school club)

Find out more

 Our website is full of information about our school. We also have a very lively social media culture at the school which we would expect you to contribute to if you join us. You can see all our social media in one place on the Latest News tab on our website.

Closing Date
Friday 24th May at Midday
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • Term-time only (to include inset days),
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.