After School Club Assistant, New Cross, South East London

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Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College- HTG Free SchoolNew Cross, South East London
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Band 1, S2, (£17,677) on the Aske’s Support scale, pro rata – 15 hours p/w
Contract term: Permanent

Summary of the overall purpose of the job 

This role is being created to appoint someone who is passionate about all aspects of childcare and education, and able to bring new ideas and assist in running an After School Club for pupils between the ages of 4 and 11. To assist the After School Club Leader in supervising children attending the Club, provide appropriate activities, encourage cooperation, secure their safety, monitor well-being and ensure good behaviour. You will need to have a caring and dynamic approach. 

Key responsibilities and objectives of the job   


  • Supervise      children in collecting food, being seated, clearing away crockery, moving      to activities, in activity area and/or playground as appropriate
  • Help organise play and art activities, reading and      homework support
  • Establish good      relationships with children; interact positively with children,      encouraging cooperation and mutual support; monitor children’s well-being      and readiness for class; provide help and support to children
  • Encourage good      behaviour by using praise and reward and taking action with poor behaviour      in line with school policy
  • Ensure health and safety of children
  • Take pride in providing enjoyable snack and      activities for pupils
  • Build up warm and positive relationships with      pupils
  • Considers the needs of      pupils in all decisions about the club
  • Goes out of their way      to be helpful towards pupils
  • Anticipates pupils      needs and makes suggestions to support them
  • Speak clearly and      listens carefully to pupils, using questions to check understanding
  • Remain tactful when talking to pupils 

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