Sheffield University Students’ Union Children’s Services and Sheffield Volunteering run a Saturday Playgroup during the academic year. The service offers a unique place for children aged between 3-9 years with SEND and their siblings. We offer high quality teaching and learning experiences, delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and are registered with Ofsted.
We are looking to recruit a qualified Deputy Play scheme Coordinator who will lead on the delivery of the EYFS curriculum and be responsible for child development via recording, assessment and planning. You will also be expected to work with families to build open and professional partnerships. Supporting Sheffield volunteers to do the 1:1 work with the children is a large part of the role.
Your Skills and experience
You will have a minimum level 3 qualification in child care and experience of working with SEND children outside of your childcare training. You should have strong communication skills and be able to interact positively with children and adults to create an excellent learning and fun environment.
A satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this role.
Working at the Student Union
Here at the Sheffield Students’ Union we employ excellent staff. Our staff follow behaviours which have been developed in line with our organisational strategy for staff to aspire to.
Some of the key behaviours we look for in our workforce are:
We welcome applications from those who feel they possess these key behaviours
You will work in an exciting and progressive environment and enjoy great staff benefits:
Hours: 6 Hours every Saturday for 19 weeks
Working Weeks: 9th November - 14th December (6 Saturdays) / 15th February - 28th March (7 Saturdays) / 2nd May- 16th May (3 Saturdays)
Working Weeks: 12th October - 14th December (10 Saturdays) / 15th February - 28th March (7 Saturdays) / 2nd May- 16th May (3 Saturdays)
Salary: FTE Salary £15,969 - £17,983 (Based on working hours pro - rata salary is £1,541 - £1,736)
Closing date: 23rd October 2019 11:45pm
Interviews: 1st November 2019
Start date: As soon as possible
Sheffield Students' Union welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.