Out of School Alliance - Help and Support for Out of School Clubs

Manager, Exeter

Club or setting:Dolphins Out of School Club
Location:Pinhoe, Exeter
Hours:34 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job title:Manager for Out of School and Holiday Club
Salary:£10.22 per hour
Closing date:31 January 2017


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Manager to work in our well established and growing Out of School Club, based at Pinhoe Primary School which is located in Pinhoe, Exeter. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day organisation of the club, providing stimulating activities and a high standard of care for children between the ages of 4 - 12 years old, in a safe and secure environment. You will be responsible for development of the activities and opportunities provided to the children and ensure that these meet the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements.

You must have a keen interest in understanding child development, have a sense of humour, energy and fun. An understanding of safeguarding and child protection and a passion for working with children is essential.

We are looking for a self-motivated and committed individual who can take the initiative and can work in an energetic and fun environment. You must be a strong leader and able to support and manage a team providing care to our children in an enabling and stimulating environment. Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with parents and carers, the school team and our management committee will be a key to your success.

You will be expected to have a ‘can do’ attitude, and be prepared to work flexibly and creatively to ensure the smooth running of the setting. Qualified to Level 3 with a minimum of two years experience in either Childcare or Play work, you must also have experience with children in an Ofsted registered environment such as Afterschool or Nursery settings. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to relate to children and their needs, and understand the supportive nature of the role.

The club is open from 8am-9am and 3pm-6pm, Monday to Friday term time, and 8am-6pm during school holidays. Dolphins out of school club is based in Pinhoe Primary School which is located in Pinhoe, Exeter.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31 January 2017. Dates for Interviews and observed activity sessions will be held during the week commencing the 13 February 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

For an application pack and more information please contact: Shaun Alexander, Chairman, Dolphins Out of School Club
Email: chairman@dolphinsosc.org.uk   Telephone: 07756 576182 (after 6pm)

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Date posted: 12 Janaury 2017