After School Club Assistant

Our After School Clubs are based at primary schools in Oxford and Witney, and typically have 20-35 children aged 4-11 years attending each day. They are open Mondays to Fridays in school term time from 3.00pm to 5.30 or 6.00pm. You will usually be working with a team of two to four other play workers, running activities, supervising, playing with children and keeping them safe.

Duties will include

  • Taking part in the delivery of creative and stimulating play activities in a fun and caring environment
  • Keeping children safe and minimising risks in the play environment
  • Helping ensure safe arrival of children at the club and the safe delivery to carers at end of day
  • Providing snacks/refreshments to the children
  • Administering first aid as appropriate
  • Being responsible for tidying rooms at the end of the day
  • Working within company policies and procedures, in particular being aware of our responsibilities around the Safeguarding of children in our care
  • Some experience or working with children
  • Enthusiasm, energy and a passion for working with children
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Must be reliable with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate training
  • Must have a recent enhanced DBS disclosure or be prepared to undergo a new one
  • Posts available from one to five days a week at one or more after school clubs.
  • Great work experience for any students who are considering teaching as a career
  • Pay from £7.81 – £8.31 per hour, inclusive of holiday pay
  • Hours 3.00pm to 5.30pm or 6.00pm, depending on the club
  • Term time only, but can be combined with school holiday work at Oxford High Holiday Camp or Oxford Spires Language School
  • You need to be at least 17 years old
  • Training in safeguarding, first aid and specialist activities available