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

Deputy Manager, Warrington

Club or setting:Let's Be Kids Ltd
Location:Warrington WA5
Hours:4.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, plus admin time and holiday club hours
Job title:Deputy Manager
Salary:£9.70 per hour
Closing date:20 September 2019


Job summary:               

  • Deputise for the manager in his or her absence
  • Help with day to day management of the club
  • Provide play care within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures

Line manager: Club Manager

Responsible for: Play workers, school escorts, and volunteers in the absence of club manager

Working relationships: 

  • Children attending the club and their parents or carers
  • Club management, club staff and volunteers
  • Schools, childcare and play organisations, registering authorities


  • Term time: 7.20 - 9.00am and 3.00 - 6.00pm plus 4 hours admin per week
  • Holiday club 3-4 days per week, 7 weeks per year (under review)

Main duties include:

  • Helping the manager with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from school and delivering them safely to parents/carers.
  • Providing support and supervision to play workers and volunteers in the absence of the manager.
  • Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.
  • Administering first aid when necessary.
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.
  • Encouraging parental involvement in the club.
  • Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, schools and childcare and play related agencies.
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures, and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

This post may lead to a managers position in the future.

Contact: Chapelford@letsbekids.co.uk

Date posted: 10 September 2019