After School Club Assistant

Job description

To assist with the day-to day running of the After School Club for children between the ages of 4 and 11 years old. To help organise a range of activities ensuring a safe and stimulating environment in accordance with the Club’s policies and procedures..


  • To help create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all children
  • To help with homework, school collections and preparation of snacks
  • To share responsibility for the welfare of the children, following procedures to ensure consistent, high-quality care
  • To work flexibly as part of the team, assisting and supporting colleagues as required, in order to ensure the smooth running of the Club
  • To be vigilant and protect children from harm or abuse, reporting any concerns immediately in accordance with Safeguarding and Whistleblowing Policies
  • To provide additional assistance as necessary for children with particular difficulties (eg communication, behaviour, mobility)

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • NVQ Level 2 in Early Years Care and Education or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of working with children in a paid or unpaid capacity in the 4 -11 year old age group over a reasonable period of time
  • Ability to interact enthusiastically with other team members and the children
  • Awareness of the need for boundaries and confidentiality

Desirable Skills

  • NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education or equivalent qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within an After School Club setting

Further Information

Work time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Application Information

For a full job description and application form please contact: or Tel: 028 796 28113

Vacancy ID
Job ref.
Job Sector
Childcare and Social Work
Derry or Londonderry
16-17 £5.49, 18-20 £6.83, 21-22 £9.18, 23 plus £10.42 per hour
No. vacancies
Contract Type
Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date
2:00pm - 6:00pm

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