After School Club Manager

£12.50 per hour Part time Term Time Only 16-08-2019 Level 3 childcare qualification
After School Club Manager

We are looking for an After School Manager to work in an exciting new setting on the outskirts of Norwich NR8. We are looking for candidates to work with us from September, although training opportunities are available earlier.


- Level 3 or higher in Childcare or Early Years Education.

- At least 1 year experience within a childcare management role

- Knowledge & Experience of working with children in the Early Years Foundation Stage - planning activities to meet the EYFS Early Learning Goals, written observations and Keyworker responsibilities.

- Experience of managing groups of children from YR to Y6.

- Experience of managing other staff members.

- Experience of supporting children with behavioural, social and emotional needs.

- Paediatric First Aid/DBS/Safeguarding/Food Hygiene

You will be responsible for:

- Day to day running of the club - preparing and setting up activities, register/boards updates & reporting via email to SYS any issues as they arise, answering parent queries & directing staff to their daily tasks.

- Planning weekly themes & activities with consideration of the EYFS Early Learning Goals.

- Behaviour management & writing behaviour management plans that follow the schools current plans.

- Managing & supporting other members of staff.

- Monitoring & ensuring all children’s medical needs are met, consent forms are collated and medicines are stored securely. Knowledge of dealing with children who have allergies that may need treatment from an EPI PEN.

- Daily face to face contact with parents - dealing with queries and passing on information.

- Liaising with relevant school staff - Teachers/TAs, SENCO and office staff.

- Ordering stock and weekly food shop (developing new healthy menus termly that don't contain any allergens)

- Monitoring and updating policies & risk assessments.

- Keeping up to date with Safeguarding policy & requirements.

- Keeping up to date and confidential First Aid/Intimate - Care & Child Protection Records.

- Reflecting on practise to update our Self Evaluation Framework each year in preparation for Ofsted, keeping the Ofsted folder up to date.

- Health, Safety and Food Hygiene Management including training other staff, daily checks and daily diary.

- Write up EYFS observations & next steps for all Reception children periodically.

- Create signs and notices & maintain parent information board.

- Follow fire safety regulations & conduct fire drills.

- Print weekly registers & resources each Monday

The After School Club runs from 3pm - 6pm every day during term time.

20 hours per week, consisting of 15 hours contact time and 5 hours planning time.

6 weeks holiday pay pro rata

Pension available

The applicant must have experience with management within a childcare setting. They should be passionate and enthusiastic, punctual, organised and have good communication skills.

We will provide a competitive and attractive hourly rate and level of responsibility to the right applicant.

Set Your Sights aim to provide a fun, safe and inspiring setting to allow the children to enjoy every moment in our care, while giving our staff development opportunities to expand their role to oversee a number of settings.

Set Your Sights is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A fully enhanced DBS check is required for this role

For more information, please contact Tom or Laura