We wish to appoint a motivated and reliable Deputy Manager to help lead a small and dedicated team delivering child centred play opportunities to children aged 4-11 in central Cambridge.
Our chosen candidate will enjoy working with children and have a good understanding of their needs and issues in order to help them to develop and thrive whilst in our care.
A sound knowledge of safeguarding is required, as well as good communication skills, understanding of Health and Safety and a flexible ‘can do’ attitude.
This post is subject to a full enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. The New Croft Club is an equal opportunities employer.
Contact Maureen Blake 07812 798195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Line manager: Club manager
Level 3 Playwork, Early years or relevant Education/Childcare Qualification
Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
Experience of working with 4 to 11 year olds in a play based or school setting
Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care and the value of reflective practice
Good communication skills
Experience of day to day administration and record keeping
Ability to work as a team member and demonstrate leadership skills
Initiative, sound common sense and a can do attitude
Understanding the issues of Safeguarding and Child Protection
Understanding the importance of Equal opportunities
Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children**
** Para 3.25 of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage 2012
Competent in using IT to safely promote Play and generate publicity for the club (website/social media)
Forest Schools training
Current 12-hour Paediatric First Aid Certificate
L2 Food Hygiene and catering Certificate
Experience of budgeting
Knowledge of and experience of delivering the EYFS in a play based setting