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

Club Manager, Surbiton, Surrey

Club or setting:Grand Avenue Primary Out of School Club
Location:Surbiton, Surrey
Hours:6 hours per day, 5 days per week; term time plus one week
Job title:Manager Breakfast and After-School Club
Salary:£16,067 - £18,508 depending on experience
Closing date:21 June 2018


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Manager for our Breakfast/After School Club opening in September 2018. The candidate should be dedicated to providing outstanding extended care: organising and engaging children in various activities, inside and outside, and preparing, serving and supervising breakfast and a light tea while at the Breakfast/After School Club. 

The Club Manager has the responsibility for ensuring that the Club runs smoothly and that the staff will be directed in an organised and consistent way. The safe and happy play environment of the Club depends on the management skills of the Club Manager. The post holder must have the capacity to plan ahead, anticipate potential difficulties and establish a course of action.

Successful candidates will:

  • Be able to lead, manage and motivate staff to ensure the best provision;
  • Have a relevant Level 3 / childcare qualification;
  • Experience of caring for children aged from 3 – 11 years;
  • Have excellent knowledge of child development;
  • Ensure the Breakfast/After School Club is an enjoyable experience for all the children;
  • Have the ability to communicate well with adults and with children;
  • Have an enthusiastic, imaginative and caring approach to all children;
  • Be able to demonstrate emotional resilience and confidence during challenging situations;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be competent in using computer systems including email, Microsoft work and Excel;
  • Have the ability to work independently;
  • Be able to show initiative;
  • Have knowledge of First Aid and Hygiene practice;
  • Have awareness of Health & Safety issues.

The successful candidate can expect:

  • a vibrant and friendly school;
  • a supportive working environment;
  • motivated and enthusiastic children;
  • excellent opportunities for further professional development;
  • outstanding resources and facilities;
  • the opportunity to make a significant positive contribution to the afterschool experiences of the pupils

Further details are available from the school office at office@grandavenue.kingston.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon Thursday 22nd June 2018.  Interviews will be held shortly after.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.  The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Date posted: 10 June 2018