Full Time ‘Out of School Club’ Manager – Caversham Heights, Reading (RG4)
Location: Caversham Heights, Reading, RG4 7LB
Salary: £19,000 to £21,000 per year
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Full-Time, average 40 hours per week
Closing Date: 20 April 2021
Looking for a fun, rewarding & varied job in a friendly & supportive environment where your job is to engage & inspire children? A unique opportunity has opened up for a Full Time ‘Out of School Club’ Manager to take on the day-to-day operation and logistical management of a KOOSA Kids after school club, breakfast club & holiday club in Caversham Heights, Reading (RG4). KOOSA Kids are the leading provider of fun & affordable before, after school and holiday childcare in the South East and are passionate about delivering high quality childcare. We have an unrivalled number of clubs rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Fully supported by your Regional Manager and a dedicated Operational Team at Head Office, you will have overall responsibility for managing all aspects of an allocated KOOSA Kids out of school club (before school, after school and school holiday club)
During term time you will be directly managing a breakfast & after school club (7.15am to 9.00am approx. and 3pm to 6.00pm) and during the school holidays you will be managing a holiday club (shifts between 8.00am - 6.00pm).
Outside of term time club opening times and guided by your Regional Manager, you will support your clubs with planning activities, resourcing and marketing & recruitment responsibilities, either from home or from our Head Office in Camberley.
During club operating times, you will directly supervise all staff within your allocated club and ensure all activities are delivered to KOOSA Kids standards at all times
You will become “the face” of KOOSA Kids by building strong relationships with the school, local businesses and other community contacts.
You will provide a safe and secure environment for the children in your care to explore, grow, inspire and have FUN!
Overall responsibility for the day-to-day management and on-site delivery of an after school club, breakfast club & holiday club within a specified school or location
Supported by your Regional Manager, you will plan, prepare and deliver all activities at your after school & breakfast clubs
Follow and deliver a pre-prepared holiday club program during the school holidays
Directly manage all staff within your allocated clubs
Ensure all clubs run each day in line with KOOSA Kids and Ofsted policies & procedures
Work alongside your Regional Manager to support the recruitment process for part-time & casual staff to work across your allocated clubs; attending interviews and recruitment events where necessary.
Monitor and update pre-agreed training audits throughout the year.
Undertake equipment inventories throughout the year (as directed by the Equipment & Program Coordinator) to ensure your clubs always benefit from a sufficient supply of equipment and resources.
Assist with the Marketing and promotion of your clubs, by directly attending school / local fetes and events, distributing flyers to local schools, attending school parent’s evenings etc.
Attend meetings at KOOSA Kids head office in Camberley with your Regional Manager and to collect equipment / supplies as and when needed.
Skills & Experience
You ideally have min 2 years managerial / supervisory experience in a childcare, early years or playwork setting
A level 3 NVQ / Diploma in Childcare or Playwork (or equivalent) is beneficial but not essential
Would suit somebody with experience of working in a Primary School, Pre-School or Nursery, e.g. a Teaching Assistant or (former) Teacher, Early Years Educator or Nursery Manager or Assistant Manager
Opportunities to gain qualifications and further growth & development, will be available for candidates who match our ambitions. Full training provided.
Full-Time, average 40 hours per week
Company pension, staff discounts, holiday pay, social activities, professional development, career progression & recognisable qualifications nationwide. Additionally, enjoy access to KOOSA Kids employee discount portal, giving you discounts, rewards and perks on thousands of brands you love!
KOOSA Kids are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Full Time ‘Out of School Club’ Manager – Caversham Heights, Reading (RG4) - Caversham Heights, Reading (RG4 7LB)
Why choose KOOSA Kids for your holiday, after school and breakfast club childcare?
Outstanding, fun-filled out of school childcare
Always offered at the lowest possible price
Exceptional Ofsted track record with 10 clubs rated ‘Outstanding'
Dynamic, caring & fully DBS checked staff
Wide range of fun-packed kids activities to suit all ages, tastes & interests
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