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After School Care Supervisor

Griffin House Preparatory School

Griffin House School is a highly successful independent primary school for children from the ages of 3-11years. We are looking to appoint a reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated after school care supervisor to manage our thriving after school club. Candidates will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, a warm and caring personality and a commitment to the nature and development of young children.


Responsible to: Head Teacher

Hours: Monday – Friday, 3pm-6.30pm during term time


Main role and responsibilities:


·        To maintain an accurate daily register of the names of all children using All Day Care; their time of arrival and departure.  To forward this to the secretary weekly for billing purposes.

·        To manage and lead the team of after school support staff, in providing a stimulating environment for children to play. To ensure that this which takes account of the interests and stage of development of the children.

·        To be aware of procedures for contacting the Head teacher in the event of a medical emergency or safeguarding issue.

·        To be vigilant in supervising the activities of all children in their care.  To ensure children play safely and happily.  To be aware and sympathetic to the emotional needs of tired young children at the end of long days.

·        To supervise refreshments and the eating of afternoon tea in a disciplined manner.

·        To ensure no child leaves without a parental/guardian signature/ date/time.

·        To develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues including those within the team, the school staff, parents, children and external agencies as necessary.

·        To liaise professionally and diplomatically with parents.  To liaise and report accurately to staff any observations about the children in All Day Care.

·        To leave the premises clean, neat and tidy at the end of each day. To undertake any other duties commensurate with the nature and grade of the post which may from time to time be required to ensure the effective delivery of services.


Essential qualities required: flexibility and adaptability, organisational and communication skills - to build positive relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues - self-motivation, professional knowledge and expertise, discretion, sense of humour. The successful candidate must hold a Level 3 Early Years or equivalent qualification.

This post will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check as our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children in our care.

Training and support will be an ongoing aspect of the role.

How to apply

Full details and an application form are available from the school by telephoning 01844 346154 or by email secretary@griffinhouseschool.co.uk Applications can also be obtained from the school website www.griffinhouseschool.co.uk


Closing Date:
1st February 2019

Griffin House Preparatory School

Griffin House Preparatory School
Little Kimble, near Princes Risborough
HP17 0XP
T: 01844 346154
E: secretary@griffinhouseschool.co.uk
W: http://www.griffinhouseschool.co.uk/


Hannah McKay
Griffin House Preparatory School
Little Kimble
HP17 0XP
T: 01844 346154
E: secretary@griffinhouseschool.co.uk
W: http://www.griffinhouseschool.co.uk/

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