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Interim Afterschool Co-ordinator, Kingston upon Thames

Club or setting:King Athelstan School Afterschool Club
Location:Kingston upon Thames
Hours:4.5 hours per day, 5 days per week; term time only
Job title:Interim Afterschool Co-ordinator
Salary:£10.04 per hour
Closing date:22 October 2014


This is an interim position for up to 12 months

 25 hours per week

(Monday-Friday, 2.30pm – 6.30pm, term time, plus 5 hours admin/preparation time)

Organisation context:

YMCA London South West operates over four main sites in Surbiton, Wimbledon, North Kingston and Hampton with a Corporate Office also in Surbiton.  Our services include the provision of hostel accomodation for people in housing need, health and fitness (gyms, classes, swimming), restaurant and conferencing faciities and work with children and young people.

The Afterschool Childcare Services provides collection from school and offers care and play activities for children until parents/carers collect them.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Afterschool Co-ordinator to lead a staff team in the provision of high quality childcare. 

Does this sound like you?

You will have a playwork background and able to lead in this provision; develop and support a team of Playworkers, be creative in their approach to play opportunities and building the club to meet capacity and eventual demand.

We would love to hear from you if you feel you can take this exciting role forward.

It is essential for you to hold an NVQ Level 3 (Childcare) qualification or equivalent, have good organisational skills, knowledge of child protection issues and have an understanding of the EYFS Framework.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS enhanced check.

Benefits include:

  • Free use of the health and fitness facility
  • Staff discount in restaurants

You can download an application form from our website:

Email: recruitment@ymcalsw.org or call our recruitment line: 020 8339 7331.

Closing date for completed applications is:  Wednesday 22 October 2014.


Date posted: 8 October 2014