Wrap around assistant

Blakedown CE Primary School
Blakedown CE Primary School Birmingham Road Blakedown Kidderminster Worcestershire DY10 3JN
£4,154.99 per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Wrap Around Care Manager

8 hours per week to begin with, potential to increase over time and move into a management of provision over time.  Required to work Monday 2.30-5.30 p.m. and Wednesday &Thursday 3.00-5.30 p.m.

The governors are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organised candidate to help support our growing Wrap Around Care provision at Blakedown CE Primary School.  The enthusiastic and dedicated candidate must be passionate about working with children.  Previous experience of working with children in a school setting is desirable, and candidates must demonstrate patience and empathy and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of dedicated staff to prepare food and provide a safe and stimulating environment, supporting and encouraging creative and imaginative play activities.  The ideal candidate is somebody with the right qualities who is keen to learn, who will engage and inspire children through extra-curricular activities and learning outside the classroom and uphold the ethos and values of the school.  There is a potential for the right person to learn about the management of the provision to provide internal succession planning for the future.

You will have:

Excellent communication skills; an understanding of safeguarding; behaviour management experience; ability to lead all activities planned and suggest activities in the provision.

Job role: 

  • Prepare food according to the menu and with respect to hygiene practices;
  • Lead activities including arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games;
  • Be proactive and use initiative;
  • Ensure all children are included, engage and support them;
  • Maintain positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • Additional opportunities to be part of holiday clubs in the future.

We offer:

A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning; an opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated and supportive team; CPD opportunities in paediatric first aid, safeguarding and food hygiene as well as providing support and input from our experienced and friendly staff.

This is a church school and the candidate should be at ease with the Christian ethos of our school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check, along with other relevant employment checks.

Applications will be only accepted via an application form and not in CV format.  Any further enquiries please contact the school office.

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