Breakfast and After School Club Assistant

Braiswick Primary School, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC2100-100S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: 05/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 08/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: Week commencing 11th July  

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Required September 2022

We are looking for a Wraparound Club Assistants to provide child care for pupils attending the Braiswick Primary Breakfast and After School Club, under the guidance of the Breakfast and After School Club Leader and Headteacher. You will be working closely with the children providing encouragement, friendship and supervision. To assist the Leader in offering the children a wide range of play activities and ensuring that the club offers the children a relaxed, informed and caring environment.

The working hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 7:30am to 8:30am and 3:00pm to 6:00pm. We are happy to consider applications who would be interested in working either one or both of these shifts on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Your responsibilities will include:

To assist in the preparation of breakfast, tea, snacks, cleaning away and washing up when required.
To be responsible for a group of children as designated by the Leader.
To assist in ensuring that the children are safe at all times and drawing attention to the Play Leader of any likely causes of danger.
To accompany the children to outside play being responsible for the whereabouts and safety of a designated small group of children.
To offer ideas and participate in new and improved play activities. This will involve offering a weekly activity, e.g. arts and crafts, physical, cooking etc.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

NVQ Level 2 in Early Years / Play-work / Teaching Assistant or equivalent
First Aid Certificate (or willingness to acquire)
Food Hygiene Certificate (or willingness to acquire)
Experience of working with children of primary age
The ability to encourage and inspire young people
Good organisational skills
The ability to use own initiative
The ability to work in a flexible way

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail ( or call to arrange a conversation.

Information about the School

Braiswick Primary is the third school of the Learning Pathways Academy Trust which also includes Lyons Hall Primary in Braintree and White Hall Academy in Clacton-On-Sea. Our school, alongside the other schools in the Trust, aims to inspire our children to achieve well, have very high aspirations and to be valuable, well-rounded and happy members of their community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Trudie Spiller
Apprentice Drive, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5QJ
Telephone: 01206 841951

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