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

Area Manager, Kent

Club or setting:Harlequin Out of School Clubs
Location:Mid and West Kent
Hours:up to 8 hours per day, up to 5 days per week
Job title:Area Manager
Salary:£20,000+ dependent on hours, experience and qualifications
Closing date:13 April 2018


Due to organic growth and new enterprises Harlequin is looking for enthusiastic pre-school and playwork team members at all levels.

Harlequin presently provide pre-school, forest pre-school, breakfast, after school, forest school and holiday clubs for children aged 2-11 at five locations in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells.

Through our fantasic staff we are able to offer outstanding childcare.  

All successful candidates must be committed to providing high quality childcare. Relevant training and initial DBS is paid for by employer. CPD is encouraged and paid for.

Area Manager

You will have a relevant qualification or experience in childcare management and at least two years’ leadership experience in a similar environment, and preferably knowledge and experience across early years and out of school settings.

As well as maintaining our high standards of childcare, as area manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of leading and managing the teams across our sites, supporting the setting managers and managing the play work teams.  You will be a designated safeguarding lead with associated responsibilities.  Your contribution will be critical to maintaining outstanding grading from Ofsted and setting improvement.

You will be required to work in Maidstone as well as attend regular senior management meetings and occasional duties in Tunbridge Wells.

Contact Rob Payne: rob@hosc.co.uk

Date posted: 15 March 2018