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The DX Club

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The DX Club Cambridgeshire CB22 4RA c/O Duxford Community Primary School c/O Duxford Community Primary School, St Johns Street, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4RA, United Kingdom

T. 07855 225267

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Current Vacancies (1)

We are looking for Playworkers for our Breakfast Club and Afterschool Club.

Ideally applicants will have a relevant Level 2 NVQ (or equivalent) or above, preferably in Playwork, but not essential.

We need folk who are creative, enthusiastic with a good dose of common sense and of course, who like working and enjoy interacting with children aged between 4 –11. You don’t have to be available for both sessions or every week day!

Successful applicants will join us in providing high-quality, safe and stimulating breakfast and after school care for the children attending Duxford Community.

Job summary:                 Assist with day to day activities of the club

                                       Provide quality playcare within the framework of The DX Club’s policies and procedures

Line manager:                The Business Manager/Managers

Responsible for:             Not applicable

Working relationships:  Children attending The DX Club and their parents/carers;  Management and staff, including students and volunteers;Schools and registering authorities

Main duties include:

  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children including:
    1. Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment, if necessary
    2. Administering first aid when necessary
    3. Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities
    4. Helping with club administration, where necessary
    5. Encouraging parental involvement
    6. Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and school.
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.
  • Working within the framework of The DX Club’s policies and procedures.

Person specification

Essential qualities

Desirable qualities

  • Experience of working with 4 to 11 year olds
  • Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
  • Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care
  • Understanding the issues of equal opportunities
  • Provide and facilitate safe and creative play
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Sound judgement and common sense
  • Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children*
  • Experience of working within a play-based setting
  • Experience of administration
  • Competent in using IT to support play and administration
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Relevant qualification or willingness to work towards this
  • Appropriate Child Protection training
  • Current Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Food Hygiene Certificate
2018-05-08 Cambridgeshire CB22 4RA c/O Duxford Community Primary School
Part Time Early Years and Childcare Providers

Playworker