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Deputy Manager

Kidz Own Out of School Club
Warwick - Coten End
Starting from £16.45 per hour up to £19.86 based on experience
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to work in our well established and growing Out of School Club, awarded ‘Met’ by Ofsted.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a positive, friendly team who provide excellent care for Primary School children. Our staff are an essential part of their development.

Please download the two attachments an application form and diversity form, and send the completed forms back to us on


Hours between 7:30am - 09:00am Monday to Friday -14:45 - 17:15 Monday to Friday

Total of 20 hours per week, with the opportunity of more hours covering holiday club and admin work.



Under the direction of the Manager and Directors to assist in the co-ordination and be responsible for the day-to-day running of the club, ensuring provision of high quality childcare. In the absence of the manager the post will deputise for them.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR OTHERS: The post has considerable direct impact on the well-being of individuals or groups (i.e. physical, mental, social, health and safety).


RESPONSIBILITY FOR STAFF: The post checks work, carries out appraisals, instructs or trains a small number of staff.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCE: The post has limited responsibility for financial resources, involving occasional handling of cash/cheques and invoicing.


RESPONSIBILITY FOR PHYSICAL RESOURCES:  The post has some direct responsibility for physical resources, involving the careful, accurate, confidential and secure handling/processing of information and maintenance of materials/games/toys.



  • Carry out appraisal of play workers Devise rotas and organisation of play worker staff alongside the manager Carry out disciplinary hearings and investigations


  • Liaise with parents (re: attendance and collection of children, charges for and collection of fees, child behaviour and wellbeing whilst at the club etc). Instigate liaison with school staff regarding behaviour issues, queries and strategies Liaise with school staff regarding Foundation Stage requirements and assessment


  • Observe and evaluate children’s development, play and learning experiences Provide care for the children including: delivering and collecting small groups to and from school, ensuring safe return to appropriate person


  • Organise activity programme and plan, prepare and lead appropriate play opportunities/activities Deliver play opportunities/activities Provide refreshments (drinks, snacks)

Admin & Finance

  • Undertake day-to-day administration tasks including maintenance and updating of records of attendance Manage holiday club bookings and waiting list are kept up to date. Utilise available session availability.

Policy & Practice

  • Work within the Children’s Act, ensuring that standards and guidelines are adhered to by self and others Understand and ensure Child Protection procedures, H & S policies and confidentiality procedures are adhered to. Train out new policies and amendments to staff. Administer first aid as appropriate and according to policies




  • Educated to at least GCSE/GCE O level/CSE grade 1 in English and Maths to be able to read and understand procedures, policies and legislation and to count and calculate charges.
  • DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead) training will need to be completed. This will mean facilitating the development of Safeguarding and child protection policies/procedures and providing training and guidance for the setting.
  • Knowledge of relevant procedures, e.g. Child Protection, Health and Safety, Food Hygiene Have experience of working with and caring for children aged 4 – 11 and understand and meet individual children’s needs
  • NVQ level 3 in EY and/or equivalent Previous experience of Managing a team. 

Kidz Own is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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