WASPS Deputy Manager

WASPS Deputy Play Manager - Haddenham Community Infant School

Location: Haddenham


We are looking for a creative, fun and innovative person who loves working with children to join our team as a Deputy Manager.

The hours for this role are negotiable for the right candidate.

We require a Deputy Manager to work during the school holidays (excluding the Christmas holidays) starting April 2023.

In addition to this hours are available to work after school each day, 3.00pm - 6.00pm, during term time.

During term time you would join the existing management team and may be required to cover breakfast club at times due to staff absence.

Term time only: No

Salary Type: Bucks pay

Salary details: Bucks Pay Range 2 (£10.50 – £11.80 per hour, depending on experience) Figures based on 22/23 pay scales

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Hours are negotiable for the right candidate School holidays (excluding Christmas holidays): Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 6.00pm Term time: Monday – Friday, 3.00pm – 6.00pm

Closing date: 20/03/2023 00:00

Interviews to be held: W/C 20.03.23 (Successful candidates may be interviewed prior to closing date)

About us

WASPS is a wraparound care provider based at Haddenham Community Infant School for school age children between from Reception to Year 6. This club provides a quality play provision for children from Haddenham Community Infant School and our wider community in a secure, caring and happy environment. The many choices of activities will be closely linked to the ages and needs of the children and there will be opportunities for relaxation as well as play.

Website: www.haddenhaminfant.bucks.sch.uk

About the role

Working under the guidance of the Play Manager, you will be leading play workers to enable them to supervise groups of children and run activities such as arts and crafts and sports. The children attending the club are of primary school age (4-11).

• To facilitate creative play opportunities allowing for safe risks and challenges for all children.
• To maintain children’s safety at all times during attendance and inform the Play Leaders/other play workers of any likely causes of danger.
• To actively work as part of a team and support other team members to fulfil their roles.
• To work within appropriate administrative systems for the setting ensuring legal and regulatory requirements are met.

About you

You must be a team player, able to use your own initiative.

Good communication skills are essential as well as a good sense of humour!

Experience of working with children is essential and a relevant qualification in childcare is desirable.

Other training such as first aid and safeguarding is desirable although training will be provided.

Other information

Visits are warmly welcome, please contact Richard on 07717 558318 to arrange this.

Please send completed application forms to the email address below.

Email: wasps@haddenhaminfant.bucks.sch.uk

Haddenham Community Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus. Parents and carers are welcome to read the Policy on request or on our website.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare:

  • All unspent convictions and conditional cautions
  • All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).

For further information on filtering please refer to Nacro guidance and the guidance published by the Ministry of Justice(see, in particular, the section titled ‘Exceptions Order’).