Out of School Alliance - Help and Support for Out of School Clubs

After School Club Manager, Brighton

Club or setting:Tarner Community Project
Hours:Flexible: 20-37.5 hours over 4 or 5 days per week
Job title:After school Club Manager
Salary:£13-15ph (FTE: £25,350 - £29,250) depending on experience
Closing date:30 August 2019


Project Overview                              

Tarner Community Project is a charity dedicated to running children and young people’s services in the Tarner area of Brighton in partnership with the local community. Tarner Community Project has established an excellent reputation for delivering exciting projects with children and young people who are currently marginalised for whatever reason. We are based in a community building in Tarner Park where we currently run our children’s activities and several youth projects.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Tarner Community Project for someone with experience of team management in a childcare setting. As Team Lead/Manager for the Children’s Project, you will manage all day to day team management aspects for the Children’s Project.

Your focus will be ensuring that a high quality and professional service is delivered by the Children’s’ Project Team. You will need experience of OSFTED requirements ensuring all staff understand and comply with these. You will also act as a Senior Safeguarding Officer and ideally have SEN and/or EYFS experience.

Reporting to CEO, you will identify areas of improvement and working with the management team to implement good practice models.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have proven practical experience of working within a childcare setting. Specifically, you will have knowledge of OFSTED regulations and government legislation relating to the provision of care for children, including EYFS and safeguarding. In addition to this you will be passionate, positive and approachable and be able to confidently liaise with parents/carers, schools and government agencies as required. Ideally you will have experience of planning and implementation as well as managing and motivating staff within a setting.

The Requirements

  • Ideally Level 3 qualified
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Have a good understanding of the requirements set by Ofsted
  • Possess excellent knowledge of Safeguarding
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

Working with a local community charity, this opportunity provides the successful candidate a chance to have a significant positive impact on the ongoing high quality provision of child and youth services. It also offers the chance to work flexibly on a part time basis with a high level of autonomy, whilst working within a small professional team.

TCP is a registered charity and also OFSTED registered (classified as Good). All post holders must have their criminal record checked via a DBS system.

For more detailed information and to apply for this position please request an application form by sending an email to zarina@tarner.org.uk.

Date posted: 5 August 2019