After School Club Manager - Childcare

Kids Play Ltd
Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes,Bury St Edmunds, Leighton Buzzard, Kettering
Competitive rates of pay
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type

After School Club Manager - Childcare
Milton Keynes

Kidsplay Childcare are committed to providing top quality childcare for all ages. We are the fastest growing childcare provider in the South East, with 7 sites in Milton Keynes, as well as venues in Bury St Edmunds, Leighton Buzzard, Kettering, St Albans and London.
Due to our continued success we now have an exciting and flexible opportunity available for an experienced Childcare Manager to take the lead at our Tickford Park After School Club in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes.
Hours will be 2:30pm-6:30pm, Monday to Friday, term time only in the After School Club. You will also be required to complete 10 additional hours a week for administration duties (these can be split over the 5 days if required). There are also flexible options to work additional hours at our other sites should you wish to work in a full time position.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Ensure the effective daily management of the setting is in accordance with Company Policy, the Children Act 2004, and other relevant legislation; and all Local Authority and OFSTED requirements.
- Ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of all children registered with the Setting.
- Be responsible for recruitment, management, training and discipline of all settings staff
- Monitor and ensure all agreed Company quality and safety standards are maintained in the setting at all times.
- Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the setting and meet occupancy and financial objectives.

- NNEB, NVQ3, BTEC or other appropriate qualification
- A minimum of three years post qualifying experience with children aged 0 to 5 years
- The ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload
- Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
- Knowledge and understanding of OFSTED standards
- Knowledge and understanding of childcare management
- Ability to lead childcare team, developing positive relationships with colleagues, parents, children and outside agencies.
- Experience / knowledge of OFSTED Inspection
- Financial management experience
- Experience with software packages
- First Aid Certificate

Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter to the Recruitment Officer:

Kids Play Childcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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