Childcare Club Manager @ Blackthorns

Full Time
Haywards Heath, Lindfield
Posted 1 week ago

Job Title:                          Childcare Club Manager

Hours:                              06.45-09.00am and then 2.45-6.30pm plus 10 hours paid admin time (40 hours term time) plus 40 on camp

Salary:                              £26,000.00 – £28,080.00 depending on age and experience

Department:                     Childcare

Reporting to:                    Area Manager

Location:                          Lindfield, 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 a Childcare Club Manager you will manage a setting and be specifically responsible for the running of Breakfast Club, Afterschool Club and Camp, ensuring the delivery of safe, planned, fun activities to the children in our care.

You will provide effective leadership to your staff, whilst meeting the high standards expected to deliver our high-quality childcare.  You will ensure the safety and well-being of the children in our care and be an excellent role model to your team and the children.

Key features: 

  • Ensure the children are happy and settled at club
  • Build positive relationships with parents, schools, and colleagues
  • Manage staffing and logistics on a day-to-day basis
  • Plan activities, observe your staff and provide feedback
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Mentor your team and identify areas for their development


Key tasks and responsibilities: 

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

  • Actively managing your club:
  • Organise club staffing and logistics
  • Observe staff leading activities and feedback back to them
  • Create activity plans with differentiation
  • Be secure in Safeguarding and Prevent
  • Be the point of contact for parents, answering questions or concerns


Working with your Area Manager to:

Supervise your staff team regularly

  • Maintain stakeholder relationships for your club
  • Deliver training to your staff team
  • Ensure your club is compliant with outside agencies, including Ofsted and Environmental Health
  • Identify areas for growth at your club
  • Ensure all administrative tasks are complete

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 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, Management
Salary£26,000.00 - £28,080.00
Hours40 hours term time plus 40 on camp and paid admin time
LocationLindfield, Haywards Heath
Experience2-3 years childcare experience

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