Breakfast/After School Club Leader

YMCA East London
East London, Greater London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
YMCA East London and YMCA London South West have undergone a recent merger and are now one organisation with a growing presence across South, South West and East London. YMCA London South West is part of the affiliated YMCA Christian Movement, offering opportunities to young people and their communities to develop in mind, body and spirit and so help to fulfil their potential. It aims to reflect this holistic approach in the way it recognises the value of each individual staff member and enables them to make their unique contribution to the organisation’s mission.

Our current 10+ breakfast and afterschool clubs are sites for children’s party venues, holiday play schemes and crèche facilities within the local area.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the vibrant Children and Families team for a Club Leader. Working alongside a strong and talented team, the successful applicant will be responsible on a day to day basis for The provision of breakfast/after school care, which is considered a key feature of our work and provides both a safe and secure environment for children to play and develop.

As well as possessing an NVQ level 3 in Playwork (or equivalent), naturally you will have exceptional interpersonal & communication skills, as the role has heavy involvement in promoting positive staff/parent relations. Your daily routine will include liaising with school staff, as well as with the local authority and other relevant agencies when required.

Working on your own initiative and brimming with creative ideas, you will ensure that the play activities in the club are varied and of an educational and enjoyable nature.

This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCA LSW procedures. YMCA LSW is a Christian organisation and as an employee, you will be required to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its values