KOOSH Supervisor

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2018-01-09 Care Homes Job Title: KOOSH Supervisor

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Room Leader / Team Leader / Senior Nursery Nurse

Date Posted: 13 Dec 2017

Job Location: Leeds , West Yorkshire

Salary: to be discussed at interview/dependant on experience

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Jackie Armitage

Job Reference: KOOSH/GILDY


Kaleidoscope’s Gildersome nursery is situated in the centre of the village in a purpose converted building for children aged 3 months to 5 years. We also operate an out of school club (KOOSH) at Gildersome Primary School Nurseries for 4 to 11-year-olds.

We are looking for a KOOSH (Kaleidoscope Out Of School Hours) Supervisor to work in Gildersome Leeds Out of School club. We are passionate about the quality of the care we provide so you must love working with children and have experience of leading a team. It is essential that you are qualified to a minimum relevant Level 3 childcare qualification and have a minimum of Key Skills Level 2 or GCSE grade C in English as well as knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. It is essential that you have a full and relevant driving licence with a category B status and have experience of the role an out of school club plays in the community. The hours of work are Monday to Friday full-time 40hrs per week.

Your Job Role:

· To have responsibility for every aspect of the club’s operation

· To lead and motivate the KOOSH team, ensuring a high level of childcare is maintained at all times and delegating responsibilities in your absence.

· To positively interact with children and to plan and provide stimulating and fun play opportunities

· To ensure the safety of children whilst in the club, escorting them to and from school and on outings.

· To organise trips and travel arrangements for outings within school holidays.

· To provide first line liaison on a daily basis between the KOOSH Manager, Operations Manager, Head Office, customers and outside agencies by handling queries, resolving problems and managing staff in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

· To work within a set budget in order to maximise KOOSH population, maintain quality and minimise costs.

  1. Kaleidoscope is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all practitioners and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions are subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 


  • Level 3 Childcare qualification

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