After School Club Supervisor Lead

The Vale Academy

  • NJC L2 4 £23,114 FTE Pro rata £9,519
  • Bedfordshire / South East
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

After School Club Supervisor Lead 


The Vale Academy have a wonderful opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic After School Club Supervisor Lead to join them working with children across the Academy age range (3 to 11 years). The main focus of this role is to plan, prepare and supervise the children in engaging, interesting and constructive activities. You will understand and implement safeguarding and health and safety of the children at all times.

The role of After School Club Supervisor Lead is offered on a permanent basis, working for 3 hours 30 minutes each session (2.00-5.30pm every day). 

You will be required to keep accurate records as well as building relationships with the parents and children. The successful candidate will work as part of a highly motivated and professional team. They will be an effective team worker and have a genuine desire to improve the outcomes of young people. If you are looking to work with children in a fun and engaging way, come and join us at The Vale Academy!


Key Duties

Lead the After School Club team in providing high quality childcare and create fun activities

Plan and prepare after school activities and ensure safe and suitable activities are available including sports, arts & crafts, games etc.

 Supervise pupils throughout the session


Work with other members of the after-school club provision to ensure that children are safe and engaged at all times
Communicate with parents professionally and effectively at all times


·       To maintain good order and discipline amongst the pupils

·       To assist in clearing up areas used as part of the club

·       Provide the children with appropriate support and encouragement in the development of their social skills.

·       Liaising closely with the School Business Manager at all times

·       Provide First Aid when required.


The successful candidate will have

·       NVQ level 2 or 3 in Child Care / play work or equivalent – desirable

·       Recent experience of working with children aged 3 – 11

·       Knowledge of effective strategies for behaviour management with children

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Experience of working with children/young people with SEND and EAL

·       Confident to be First Aid trained

·       Good IT skills

·       Committed and keen to make a difference

·       Creative, engaging and dedicated.

·       Patience and resilience



Job Specifics

Start Date:    Asap

Salary:           NJC L2 4 £23,114 FTE Pro rata £9,519

Contract:      Part time, Permanent, Term time + INSET.

                        17.5 hours per week, 2pm – 5.30pm Monday to Friday


The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits


We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.


Perkbox and Perkbox Medical


NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College


Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs


Reduced gym membership rates


Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers


On-site Indian head or shoulder massage


Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon


Free eye test vouchers


Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor


Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters


Free onsite car parking at all academies


Cycle to work scheme


Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment


Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme





We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date. 

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.


Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:

“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”


The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18.

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