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Breakfast and Afterschool Club – Senior Assistant

To start on 8th January 2020, fixed term to 31/8/2020

Monday to Friday 7.15am- 9.00am & 2.35pm-6.05pm plus 45 minutes additional admin weekly (27 hours)

Ellingham School is a warm and friendly 2 form entry primary school, situated in the heart of Chessington. We pride ourselves on our inclusive and supportive school community with fantastic pupils and highly motivated staff. The school is a vibrant, culturally and socially diverse community that is committed to ensuring our pupils become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

We are looking for a Senior Assistant for our breakfast and after-school club known as Ellingham Explorers. The club operates from 7:15 to 8:45 and 15:05 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. It is already a thriving community and is popular with parents and carers at the school. You will be part of a team providing a ‘home from home’ environment for children aged 4 to 11 years organising a range of activities and assisting with meal time routines.

This is an exciting opportunity as we are looking to further develop our wrap-around care provision.

You should be reliable and punctual and have experience of working with primary age children; an awareness of good childcare practice; initiative and an ability to stay calm under pressure and hold an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent. You should be confident in the use of basic computer skills. You will work closely with the manager, taking on additional responsibilities/duties when required to deputise in the manager’s absence.

Please email the school at for a job description, person specification and application form.

Please note the closing date for completed application forms is 8am Friday 10th January 2020.

Salary: Grade C/D depending on experience £13,500 -£14,500 approx.