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

Area Manager, Lewisham

Club or setting:Rocks and Pebbles
Location:Lewisham Borough
Hours:20 hours over 5 days per week term time, 3 hours per week during holidays, 
Job title:Area Manager for Breakfast, After School Club and Holiday Playscheme
Salary:£15 per hour
Closing date:25 April 2018


We are looking for an experienced area manager to join our skillful team.  Rocks and Pebbles deliver before and after school childcare to children aged between 3-11 years within the Lewisham Borough. We also deliver a holiday playscheme during the school holidays.

A level 3 qualification in childcare is essential to this role along with managerial experience and working in a childcare setting. A knowledge of the EYFS, Ofsted requirements and safeguaring and child protection is also essential to this role. Main duties include:

  • Being a line manager and first point of contact to all club managers and supporting them to provide quality playcare in line with Ofsted and EYFS requirements
  • To work with managers and staff to self evaluate the setting and put together development plans that support continuous improvement.
  • To promote partnership working with schools and other professionals.
  • Ensuring all safeguarding procedures are being followed and implementing changes where needed
  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are being followed and implementing changes where needed
  • Regular visists to each club
  • Weekly meetings with managers (more if necessary) and setting targets which are followed up on next visit.
  • Providing supervision and appraisal meetings for managers and staff.
  • Arranging staff cover.

Further information about the role and can be requested by contacting us.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th April 2018. Dates for interviews are to be confirmed.

Email rocksandpebbles1@aol.co.uk for an application form and further details. 

In line with our safe recruitment procedures the post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure being obtained for the successful applicant which is satisfactory to Rocks and Pebbles. We will require full sight of the DBS certificate, and if appropriate, we will also check your status online via the DBS Update Service.


Date posted: 13 April 2018