Deputy Childcare Supervisor, Letham Kids Club and Inchview Wraparound Care, Perth (PKC05074)

Perth & Kinross Council

  • Location: Perth
  • £8,586 to £9,356 per annum, GE3
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: PKC05074

Job Description

Deputy Childcare Supervisor (Permanent) - PKC05074
£8,586 - £9,356 (18 Hours per week)
Letham Kids Club (During Term-time) & Inch View Wraparound Care (During School Holidays), Perth

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Childcare Supervisor at Letham Kids Club, during term-time and Inch View Wraparound Care during holidays.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a wider range of skills as the role involves assisting in the day to day running of the services and deputising in the absence of the Supervisor or the Wraparound Care Co-ordinator.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor you will support the Childcare Supervisor to plan and organise the day to day operations of the service to provide flexible childcare to children aged Primary 1 -14 years after school and children aged 3 - 12 years during the holidays. You will assist in the provision of high quality care and a comprehensive range of appropriate stimulating and creative activities, for example arts and crafts, storytelling, den building, physical play and organising trips and outings, appropriate to the needs and interests of the children in the service.

You would be expected to work closely with the Supervisor and working as a member of the Kids Club Team, Wraparound Care Team and wider School Team contributing to children's learning and development within a safe and inclusive environment outwith school hours in a registered childcare service.

A flexible approach to working conditions will be required to work; the contracted hours are 18 hours per week, term-time, between 2.30pm - 6pm and on a rota basis during holiday periods.

For further information on this post, please contact Susan Johnstone on 01738 472358.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please note as this office will be closed from Tuesday 25 December 2018 until Thursday 3 January 2019, there will be no-one available to assist you with technical help over this period.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate experience within early learning or a childcare environment with a good knowledge of childcare and the relevant governing bodies (SSSC, Care Inspectorate).

The role is child focused which requires sensitivity, patience and compassion along with a welcoming approach to generate a feeling of trust and safety for children and their family / carers. A genuine interest in the development of children and their wellbeing is essential and the important qualities are kindness, sensitivity, respectfulness, and good manners and to respect confidentiality at all times.

As a Deputy Childcare Supervisor you will be expected to deputise for the Childcare Supervisor in their absence.

You will demonstrate excellent planning and organisation skills; the ability to maintain office procedures and systems, establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents and carers and other professionals to ensure the effective delivery of services.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

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