Assistant (After School and Holiday Club)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1368649

 Job Description

On behalf of Kids Play Den based on the Ravenhill Road we are seeking to recruit an Assistant for After School and Holiday Club on a permanent basis.

Work Time:

Term Time:

15 hours per week

(Children in Session 3.00pm – 6.00pm After Schools Club daily)


School Holidays:

20 hours – 40 hours per week (Flexible)

(Children in session 8.00am -6.00pm daily)


Salary: £6.50 to £8.50 per hour

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To ensure the provision offers a safe and stimulating play environment in which children are able to play freely.
  • To assist with the collection of children from schools.


  • To administer first aid as appropriate.



  • To carry out some light domestic duties.


  • To attend any relevant training.


  • To assist the Leader in the provision of out of school care at Kids Play Den.



  • To deliver and exceed the minimum standard requirements for out of school care provision.


  • To support other staff in the delivery of play opportunities for the children/ maintaining the play areas.



  • To provide afternoon snack/ meals.


  • To facilitate quiet time activities & supervision of homework.


  • To set up, maintain and develop the play areas available to a level which meets the play opportunities required for the children.


  • To attend & contribute to monthly Management meetings. 
  • To undertake any other duties suitable to such a post as required 

Essential Criteria

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Driver and access to car
  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare/Play work or equivalent. Experience of working with children age 4-11 years
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Food Hygiene Certificate

Desirable Criteria

  • Qualified to drive group mini-bus
  • Storytelling, sports and creative skills

You will need to be someone who is creative and passionate about all aspects of childcare, and able to bring new ideas to the role.  You will need to have a caring and dynamic approach towards childcare

Interested applicants should forward their CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below  

The closing date for receipt of CVs is Monday 22 October 2018.