“In every job that must be done there is an element of fun” – Mary Poppins
We are looking for a manager who can bring fun, awe, and wonder, and make magic at our brilliant children’s breakfast, after school club and holiday club.
If you are looking to join a unique, forward thinking setting with plenty of scope for personal development this could be the setting for you.
We currently have the opportunity for an enthusiastic, positive, and well organised Manager to join the team to support and deliver quality childcare at Dringhouses Out of School Club. The role will involve maintaining organised records for the day to day running of the breakfast and out of school club. Taking a lead role in the development of high-quality play and learning, maintaining a safe and secure environment. You will be employed by the Trustees of Dringhouses Out of School Club.
The successful applicant will be required to: • Provide professional leadership, management, and motivation. • Demonstrate an understanding of planning and facilitating an outstanding play environment based upon Playwork Principles for children aged from 4 to 11 years alongside sound knowledge of the EYFS. • Maintain exceptional levels of play-led childcare. • Ensure staff feel supported and valued in their roles. • Achieve compliance with regulatory requirements. • Be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and organised person who can work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. • Build upon strong parent/carer and school relationships.
Responsibilities and Duties: • To ensure all policies and procedures are followed by the staff team at all times. • To ensure staff are aware and follow all risk assessments. • Support and encourage the staff team to put their ideas forward. • Provide a fully inclusive, stimulating, safe and caring environment. • To carry out regular supervisions for all staff. • To support the staff team to positively promote and manage children’s behaviour. • To complete Staff Rotas. • To organise and attend monthly staff meetings. • To attend monthly meetings with the OOSC Support Service Manager. • To attend training sessions provided by the OOSC Support Service. • Take and maintain childcare bookings and registers. • To liaise with the school regarding family issues, safeguarding and incidents when appropriate. • To report any incidents or complaints to the Trustees • To liaise with the OOSC Finance Administrator with regards to invoices and accounts. • To liaise with other outside agencies.
• At least 2 year’s managerial experience is desirable. • Must have knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage and a minimum of Level 3 Qualification in childcare / education / learning in the early years. Support will be given for opportunities to gain qualifications in leadership and management.
Staff Benefits • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays • 3 Closure days over the Christmas & New Year period additional to annual leave. • 10 days paid sick leave over a 12-month rolling period. • Additional leave for length of service – 1 additional day after years 2/3/4 respectively. • Free Childcare for staff who have children attending Dringhouses Primary School. • Yearly Flu Jab Voucher • Support with training and qualification opportunities. • Free onsite parking.
This post is available on a full time (37.5 hours per week) or job share (22.5 hours per week) basis. A job share will be dependent on two suitable applicants coming forward.
The Full Time Salary is currently £23,419.50 gross per annum and will be reviewed after the probationary period.
The part time job share salary is currently £14,052.70 gross per annum and will be reviewed after the probationary period.