Childcare Assistant (Afterschool’s Club)

The ideal candidate will be a creative and outgoing individual.  You will need to be exceptional at working within a team, have good communication skills and be passionate about all aspects of childcare. This is a rewarding job role with great opportunities and prospects of progressing to more leadership type roles.

Location: Cairnshill Primary School, Belfast

Work Time: Term Time: 15 hours per week (2pm-5pm) and School Holiday Periods: 15 hours per week (8am-6pm, flexible hours)

Salary: £7.50ph-£8.50ph depending on experience

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To facilitate a safe and stimulating play environment for children aged 4-11 years in an Afterschool Care Setting
  • To support the staff in the delivery of day to day activities
  • To offer creative ideas and help organise the monthly themes and planners
  • To observe the children and carry out risk assessments of the play area
  • To administer appropriate first aid
  • To carry out light domestic duties
  • To attend any required training
  • To prepare and serve afternoon snack
  • To communicate with parents and ensure they are aware of any issues or key achievements at the end of each session
  • To be confident to lead team games, sports, storytelling and daily activities with the children

Essential Criteria

  • Aged 18 and over
  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare/Playwork or equivalent
  • Experience working with children from 4-11 years

Desirable Criteria

  • NVQ Level 5 in Childcare or BA Hons Early Childhood Studies or equivalent
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Driver and Access to a car


For further information please refer to the attached Job Description.

Should you wish to apply for this role please forward your CV to or send by post to:

Employers For Childcare

Blaris Industrial Estate

11 Altona Road


BT27 5QB


Closing date for receipt of CVs is Friday 7 December 2018.

If you require further information, please call our HR department on 028 9267 8200 (option 4)