Childcare Activity Leader @ St Joseph’s

Part Time
Haywards Heath
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title:                            Childcare  Activity Leader

Salary:                                £6.40 – £11.44/ hour depending on age and experience

Hours:                                06.45am – 09.00am and then 2.45pm – 6.30pm

Days:                                  Monday to Friday (Job share available)

Department:                      Childcare

Reporting to:                     Club Manager

Location:                            Haywards Heath

At Pioneer Childcare we believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life.  That’s why we employ the most skilful and capable staff.  Our aim is to provide opportunities that allow children to thrive in environments that are stimulating, engaging and fun. 


As an Activity Leader you will be part of the team specifically responsible for working at breakfast and afterschool club only delivering engaging and fun activities to the children in our care.

The role is term time only; however, we do run successful holiday camps in Haywards Heath with the attraction of additional hours throughout the year if you want to join in.

You will support children in all aspects of club, including the delivery of activities, during high-tea, and at transitioning times.   You will ensure that you are an excellent role model and meet the standards expected to deliver our high-quality childcare.

Key features: 

  • Ensure children are happy and engaged in their physical activities
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the children
  • Build effective relationships with children and your colleagues
  • To develop your skills and experience through regular supervision and in-house training
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Attend regular training and development opportunities


Key tasks and responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Club Manager, your tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Actively supporting your club:
  • Ensure children are safe, happy, and secure
  • Work with children of all ages and abilities
  • Lead physical activities
  • Follow plans and adapt when required


  • Work with the Club Manager to:
  • Organise children between activities
  • Have clear communication with your colleagues
  • Be a role model for children and younger staff
  • Attend Club meetings and use supervision effectively
  • Be aware of staff ratios at all times
  • Develop a good understanding of Pioneer Characters and their values

What we offer:

  • Fantastic support with weekly meetings
  • Flexible working patterns to dovetail with other commitments.
  • Excellent Company ethos and vision
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid accredited training
  • Discounted childcare
  • Rewards for recommending friends to come and join the team
  • Excellent career progression
  • Fun working environment
  • Staff social events
  • Free uniform
  • Additional hours at our Holiday Camps

To apply, or to find out more, please visit our website and download an application form or get in contact – we’d love to hear from you.  |  01444 411388    |

Pioneer Childcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Any job offer is subject to obtaining two positive references and the completion of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

There is also the requirement to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Pioneer Childcare nurtures diversity through inclusive practices.  We will consider all qualified applications for this position regardless of their age, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, or other characteristics.

Pioneer Childcare are an equal opportunities employer, we value equality, diversity, and inclusion.  We are a fair organisation and do not discriminate against candidates, we also consider requests on application from candidates wishing to work flexibly, part time or job share.

As an employer Pioneer Childcare are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff and reasonable adjustments will be made during the application and interview process.

Job Features

Job CategoryChildcare
Salary£6.40 - £11.44 depending on age and experience
Contracted weeks38 weeks a year
Hours06.45 - 09.00am and then 2.45-6.30pm - Job share available
LocationHaywards Heath

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