Childcare Leader

Employer
My Time Active
Location
Hayes, Chislehurst, Beckenham
Salary
£11.53 per Hour
Closing date
16 Jul 2022
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Childcare Leader

We are looking for exciting, energetic and fun children’s breakfast and afterschool clubs staff to join our sites around the Bromley borough.

Positions: Childcare Leader

Locations: Hayes, Chislehurst, Beckenham

Job Type: Part time/Flexible, Term time (38 weeks) Top up hours available through other roles throughout the business

Pay (per hour): £11.53

Mytime Active is looking for fun, enthusiastic, energetic leaders to join our breakfast and afterschool club teams. Whether your talent be physical activities, sports, arts and crafts we want you! If you wish to join a structured social enterprise that makes a difference to children’s lives then we have the opportunity for you.

If you have a childcare qualification to at least Level 3 standard or equivalent and experience of looking after children of all ages, you could be just the person we need to keep our kids safe and happy! As well as managing the day-to-day staffing, finance and facility. We will look to you to create and develop some exciting new children's activity concepts. After all, at the end of the day we want them going home saying they've had a great time.

To succeed, you'll need to be friendly and approachable, with great interpersonal, organisational and time management skills. You’ll need to have knowledge of Child Development, OFSTED, Safeguarding (Level 3 DSO qualified), Health and Safety and First Aid. Not afraid to get your hands dirty, you're a genuinely fun, ‘can-do' team player, ideally with some managerial experience gained working in a childcare facility.

These roles are part time, but if you’re looking to increase your hours we have a wide variety of roles around the business outside of your club hours, Including: soft play, day camps, swim and more!

What skills we are looking for:

  • A willingness to learn and develop;
  • Demonstrate a passion for providing children with positive experiences;
  • Professional attitude and desire to deliver an excellent childcare service;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to appropriately promote the positive behaviour of children where necessary;
  • Energetic and enthusiastic;
  • A can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service;
  • Flexibility is essential to meet the needs of the business, you will be required from 7am-9am and from 2:45pm – 6pm (term time only)

Your Main duties:

  • To be the Designated Safeguarding Officer and ensure suitable child protection training is sourced and delivered to staff. This includes ensuring there is always a suitably trained safeguarding officer on site at all times throughout service delivery
  • Accountable for all children and employees within the setting, ensuring that agreed child: staff ratios are always met. This includes facilitating support from additional sites or casual staff in the event of employee absences
  • Effectively communicating with key people involved in the delivery of the service and the children’s wellbeing, this includes parents, teachers, head teacher, Ofsted, SENCO, LADO etc.
  • Undertake appropriate training and adhere to company policy and procedures, assisting with the updating and developing of relevant policies and procedures
  • To ensure all children have a designated key worker and a personal file
  • Ensure the children receive a choice of healthy refreshments whilst maintaining hygiene, health and safety standards at all times. This includes sourcing relevant training
  • Accountable for all administration tasks required including record keeping, including staff and child records, data logs, ordering and purchasing
  • Administering first aid when necessary and being responsible for ensuring all records of accidents and incidents are correctly logged, stored and monitored.
  • To support additional sites when required

Required Qualifications:

  • Level 3 or above Childcare/Play work relevant Qualification

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Food Hygiene certificate
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Children

Benefits:

In return you get to work for a great company with likeminded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • 50% discount on any MTA breakfast and after school club service for your children
  • Free Leisure & Golf membership for you and one other;
  • Holiday purchase scheme; (specific locations only – see website of list of MTA breakfast and after school club settings)
  • 10% off food and beverage and free hot drinks;
  • Exceptional achievement award scheme;
  • Employee discount & Pension scheme

If you would like to be part of an award winning leisure trust and exciting childcare team then we would like to meet you.

To Apply, please send your full CV Pamela Hughes - Pamela.Hughes@mytimeactive.co.uk and include the area and position in the subject.

Diversity at Mytime Active

*Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.

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