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Senior Support Worker - The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Maurice Road, Smethwick B67 5LR & Barclay Road, Smethwick B67 5LT
Band C SCP 5 - 8 (£23,500 - £24,702) pro rata
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

Breakfast Club Senior Support Worker
7.5 hours per week
Term Time Only

Monday to Friday
7.30am – 9.00am

Salary Grade C Scale Point 5 - 8

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Breakfast Club Senior Support Worker.  The successful candidate will be a dedicated person who will encourage and engage with the children.  Applicants who have the patience to work with young children.  Willingness to organise games and activities in line with the school’s policy for enrichment activities.  Must be able to work as part of team, forming positive relationships with staff, parents and pupils.  

Our Before and After School Club provides provision for 3 to 11 year olds, offering a safe, stimulating environment for children, with creative and appropriate play opportunities. 

The post holder will ideally hold a minimum Level 3 Early Years and Childcare and / or Play qualification or willing to work towards.  Current working experience of leading and managing a team of staff is essential.  Experience of working in a in a similar setting – Out of Hours or Lunch Time Provision is required.  The post holder will be trained as an appointed First Aider.

They will support the Club Manager to lead a team of out of hours support staff in planning and delivering an excellent service, ensuring high standards is maintained.

Application Form, Job Description and Personnel Specification can be downloaded from the Local Authority website or WM Jobs.  All completed application forms must be returned by email to, post or delivered directly to either of the school offices.  Interested applicants can contact either school on 0121 429 1689 or 0121 429 2700 for further information.


The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references are therefore required for this role.  Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE


7.5 hours per week, (7.30am - (9.00am) term time only            


Band C SCP 5 - 8 (£23,500 - £24,702) pro rata (Actual salary £4,158 - £4,371)       


The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School

Maurice Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B67 5LR

Barclay Road, Smethwick, West Midlands B 67 5LT     

Contract Type         


Closing Date   

21st June 2024 at 12.00 noon


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