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After School Club Assistant

Status:                                                Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week:             14.5 hours per week

Weeks per year:                                38 (term-time only)

Grade:                                                BEXLEY 031

Salary:                                                £20, 466 pro rata (£10.90-£11.10 per hour)

Post Start Date:                                Tuesday 23 April 2019 (beginning of the summer term)

Closing Date for Applications:       9.00 am Thursday 18 April 2019


Bishop Ridley is a successful and popular primary school. We live our school life in line with our core Christian values of Trust, Forgiveness, Thankfulness, Compassion, Friendship and Humility. We have close ties with Bishop Ridley Church on The Green and welcome children of all faiths and of none. Our children are our biggest asset. Every member of the school shares in our determination to help every child achieve their full potential. Pupils and staff have high expectations and the school has a calm learning environment.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic After School Club Assistant.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver safe, high quality childcare and appropriate age-related play opportunities for children that attend the sessions. 


You will be required to work Monday – Friday during term time from 3.00 pm.  


The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, reliable, well-organised, nurturing, hardworking and be committed to providing a safe and stimulating environment to engage children in purposeful play.


Please complete the attached application form, which should be delivered to the school, or emailed to  The closing date for applications will be 9.00 am on Thursday 18 April 2019. Successful candidates will be contacted shortly after for interview. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24 April 2019.  In line with our safer recruitment procedures, references will be called for before the interview.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and other employment checks.


This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and this may be prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.