""It’s great to see how our children work in class so we can keep teaching consistently at home.""
Year 3 parent attending Maths workshop


St. Anthony's is a truly unique place, where our staff and students have the benefits of working in a school that has a happy, caring and purposeful environment.

We often tell the students at St. Anthony's that enjoyment and achievement go hand in hand. The same applies to our staff; they enjoy working here and it is that, more than anything else, which underpins their ambition and fuels their success. Our staff professional development is extremely important to us; we will develop their skills, enabling them to be successful in all aspects of their work and apply for promotion in the future, if that is what they seek.

After School club lead

Job Description

Salary: STCAT SL2 SCP04 - £21,189 plus London Fringe (FTE)

Hours: After school – 3:15 – 6:00

Contract type: Fixed term – this provision is being offered on a trial basis to families and will be reviewed termly to ensure its viability

Five days per week, can be part week or full week cover

As this provision is still new, the contract will initially be reviewed termly.

Reporting to: SLT

Please apply by: 15th February 2023

Interviews to be held: week commencing 20th February 2023

Main purpose

Manage the day-to-day running of the extended provision to ensure the safety and wellbeing of pupils in your care. This will involve leading a team of staff, preparing engaging activities and making sure all pupils and staff follow relevant policies and procedures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Planning and delivering activities Plan and deliver age-appropriate activities and experiences to support pupils’ development
  • Work as team with other extended provision team members
  • Offer educational instruction where needed to help pupils to share equipment
  • Read with pupils and help them to complete their homework/ additional learning activities
  • Supervise pupils during activities and help to resolve issues between pupils
  • Monitor pupils that aren’t engaging in play and feedback any concerns to class teachers
  • Report any stock or resource needs, as necessary, to carry out planned activities
  • Report any stock needs regarding food, to ensure that stock is sufficient for basic meals provided
  • Any other duties, as required, by SLT

 Health and safety

  • Observe pupils and the environment and take action to minimise any identified health and safety risks.
  • Administer first aid to respond to minor and major incidents
  • Record details of incidents in line with the school’s reporting procedures
  • Feedback concerns relating to pupils’ health and safety to a senior member of staff
  • Make sure all food is prepared in line with health and safety standards and that the dietary requirements of pupils are met
  • Co-ordinate regular maintenance of equipment and make sure the stock of equipment is maintained (e.g. first aid kits)
  • Co-ordinate and offer support with setting up and putting away all equipment safely
  • Make sure all policies are up to date and implemented consistently by all staff


  • Report any incidents of serious misbehaviour to the relevant staff member, in line with the school’s behaviour policy
  • Take necessary action to minimise disruption and harm to pupils, in line with the school’s behaviour policy
  • Follow any directions from class teachers on supporting specific pupils with challenging behaviour
  • Support pupils with their independence and self-esteem when carrying out activities

 Working with others

  • Work as part of a team and be an active member of the St. Anthony’s Family
  • Encourage parental involvement and attendance to the club by promoting it in external communications (e.g. newsletters) and events (e.g. open days)


  • Keep accurate attendance records and report non-attendance in line with school procedures
  • Be responsible for pupils until the school day starts / a parent/carer arrives for collection, making efforts to contact the parent/carer in the case of lateness
  • Look out for any unidentified visitors approaching the school and follow the school’s procedures for approaching/reporting individuals

 Other areas of responsibility

  • Read and follow the relevant school policies
  • Undertake training required to develop in the role, for example Food Safety Training, Fire Marshal Training and Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Undertake Food Hygiene and Safety Training


Person specification

CRITERIA                                         QUALITIES

Qualifications and training               First aid training (or willingness to complete it)

                                                             Food Hygiene Certificate (or willingness to complete it)


Experience                                      Working with children or young people 

                                                          Leading a team

                                                          Planning activities to engage pupils and support development


Skills and knowledge                   Ability to respond quickly and effectively to issues that arise

                                                        Ability to use own initiative and take action accordingly

                                                        Effective communication with adults and children

                                                        Ability to deliver instructions to junior team members

                                                        Ability to take a firm but fair approach to handling behaviour issues in                                                                                                                                                line with the school’s policies

                                                        Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues


Personal qualities                          Commitment to supporting and understanding pupil needs

                                                         Commitment to upholding and promoting the ethos and values of                                                                                                                                                       the school

                                                         Commitment to maintaining appropriate confidentiality at all times

                                                         Commitment to safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion


If you would like to apply please follow this link:  https://www.mynewterm.com/jobs/143804/EDV-2023-SACPS-48176

Notes: This job description may be amended at any time in consultation with the post-holder. If you don’t have all of the experience listed above but are interested in applying, please contact Mrs Oppe directly on head@stanthonys.slough.sch.uk




How To Apply

Full applications to job opportunities advertised at St. Anthony's must be submitted by completing the relevant application forms . Please email your application to head@stanthonys.slough.sch.uk

Applications may also be posted to:-

Head Teacher, St Anthony's Catholic Primary School, Slough, SL3 3AA

St. Anthony's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.



Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form

Notes to Applicants