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Current Opportunities:



TO START ASAP – LG LEVEL 5 (PART TIME) £8,612.93 p.a.

Chalkwell Hall Junior School is a happy, highly achieving school with well-behaved children and friendly staff. 


We are looking to appoint a Deputy Manager to assist the Manager with the running of our popular After School Club.


Do you have a Childcare qualification and experience working with children? If so, we want to hear from you. The hours will be 2.00pm – 6.15pm Monday-Friday, term time only.  You will need to cover in the Breakfast Club too in the event of staff absence.


Responsibilities include:

  • Helping the Manager with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Assisting the Manager with the administration of Extended Services clubs.
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children including registering children on arrival and delivering them safely to parents/carers.
  • Providing support and supervision to play workers and volunteers in the absence of the Manager.
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.
  • Administering first aid when necessary.
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.
  • Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation.
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures.


Desired Qualities:

  • Experience of working with 3 to 11 year olds
  • Appropriate Level 3 qualification
  • Experience of administration
  • Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
  • Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care
  • Understanding the issues of equal opportunities
  • Provide and facilitate safe and creative play
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Sound judgement and common sense
  • Experience of working within a play-based setting
  • Competent in using IT to support play and club administration
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Appropriate child protection training
  • Paediatric First Aid Certificate
  • Food Hygiene Certificate


Chalkwell Hall School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory references, a DBS check and a medical check. 


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and for further information, please contact Trudi Manicom, School Business Manager, on 01702 478570 or email for an application pack to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd September 2017 at midday

Interviews: 28th September 2017


Deputy Manager - Extended Schools job description



1 x Midday Assistant                    3 x Midday Assistant

Maternity Cover                            Permanent Contract


Do you like children and like to be busy?  This could be the job for you.  We require caring, but firm people to join our team of friendly, hardworking Midday Assistants.


The hours are 7 ½ hours per week (11.45am – 1.15pm) each day), term time only.  Salary is: £8.09 per hour.


Please contact Kerrie Lawton on 01702 478533 for an application pack, alternatively, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Closing date for applications are: Tuesday 25th September at 12pm. Interviews will take place week commencing: 2nd October 2017.




Teaching Application form

Non Teaching Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form




Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical check and an enhanced DBS check.