Out of School Club Assistant

North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
Scale 2 point 10 -13 £16,863 - £17,391 FTE  (pro-rota)
28 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Out of School Club Assistant

Salary: Scale 2 point 10 -13 £16,863 - £17,391 FTE  (pro-rota)

Location: North Tyneside

Start Date: Immediately

Closing date: Monday 15 October 2018 12.00 noon

Contract type: Permanent  Part time contract, 18.00 hour a week contract, 4 days per week during term time.

Term time hours: 7:30 - 9:00  and  3:00pm – 6:00pm.

Holiday hours: You will be required to work periods during half term holidays. We offer a flexible working pattern to be worked during the holiday periods to suit business needs.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic play worker with a passion for working with children, for Kings Priory Out of School Club. Ideally you should be able lead on internal and external activities, and having  the experience in delivering a sports session would also be desirable.  In addition if you have a creative artistic flair, an interest in gardening and the outdoors. 

The successful candidate should have effective communication skills which would be beneficial to ensure we provide excellent care for both our parents and children.  Experience working in a childcare environment is essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the team to ensure excellent care, play opportunities and activities in a homely, nurturing, and safe environment.
  • Creating and developing a programme of age appropriate activities to meet the individual development needs of the children.
  • Ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of children in the club.
  • Experience of working with children with a wide range of needs including, dyslexia, ADHD, Attachment disorder, and/or visual impairment would be desirable.

Kings Priory School

Kings Priory School is an all-through school providing high quality education to pupils aged 4 to 19. The result of a merger between a thriving independent school and an outstanding community primary school, we are an inclusive, non-fee paying School with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child, both in and outside of the classroom.

Kings Priory School is the top performing school in North Tyneside at Key Stage 4; pupils achieve exceptional outcomes which are well above national averages. In 2018 98% of pupils achieved a 4+ in English and 93% of pupils achieved a 4+ in mathematics. We are also very proud of the outcomes students achieve in the Sixth Form, where, in 2018, the average grade was a B- and many students went to read their chosen subjects at Russell Group universities.

The School operates across two neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.

Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.