We are currently looking for a number of staff for our Holiday Kids Camps to look after children between the ages of 4 – 14 years and take responsibilities throughout camp.
You will be responsible for the overall general care and safety of all children within the room, outside and in the centre as whole, ensuring that the needs of the children are met and are age appropriate.
You will be responsible for contributing to the motivation and development of other Junior Instructors as well as monitoring performance within the room and outside.
The ideal candidate will be able to use own initiative and work as part of a team with appropriate supervision from the management team.
Provide high quality out-of-school childcare that is safe and fun.
Complete registers and perform regular head counts to ensure you are always aware of the number of children in your care.
Provide structured sessions with a variety of activities, which are appropriate to the age group.
Provide equality of care and provision to all children. Instructors should use judgement skills and initiative to include all children in activities or run an alternative activity if necessary. (Games manual available at all time)
Create enthusiasm and motivation to participate in activities by interacting with children and joining in with activities.
Act as a role model for the children and conduct yourself accordingly. (E.G. Use appropriate language and behaviour)
Share work equally among instructors and support new members of staff to the best of your experience.
Work as part of a team supporting other instructors and Junior Co-ordinators during operations.
Move children around the club in an orderly fashion, showing concern for other club users, with one instructor at the front of the queue and one at the back.
Ensure that head counts are carried out before leaving one room and upon arrival of the destination. Ensure the ‘front instructor’ is looking back continuously to check on the children and that the group are kept together and not spread out.
Interact with parents / carers to ensure they are satisfied with the childcare provided and are well informed of Colets club and junior activities and procedures.
Understand and implement the Ofsted Welfare Requirements.
Follow Colets and Junior Activities policies and procedures. Regularly check these to keep up to date.
Arrive on site 10 minutes before the activity commences and be well prepared to the run activity.
Abide by the agreed procedure for disciplining children to ensure continuity and fairness of care.
Work alongside the Ofsted Welfare Requirements. [1:8 ratio & 75% Qualified Staff & DBS checked]
Health & Safety
Ensure the care, maintenance and security of all equipment/toys in the junior activities department
Ensure that standards of health, safety and security are operated at all times.
Aware of the departmental fire drill procedure.
Ensure the health and safety regulations run by the Ofsted standards are followed.
Understand and implement the departments operating procedures, club emergency procedures and the clubs emergency action plan.
Wear appropriate P.P.E at all times when handling food.