Children’s Activities Leader Apprenticeships

  • Employer SCL
  • Town / City South East
  • Job Type Apprenticeship
  • Salary £7600 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/09/2019
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Children’s Activities Leader Apprenticeships Role:

The Children’s Activities Leader Apprentice offers a great opportunity working with children aged 4 – 11 whilst working towards a Level 3 NVQ. As an apprentice you will be part of a dedicated team of Sports Coaches, Children’s Activities Leaders and Regional Managers, ensuring a safe and secure environment is provided to children, delivering a dynamic and engaging daily club programme of activities within a Breakfast, After school and Holiday club setting.

This one year Diploma in play work will develop your skills and knowledge of delivering a range of fun activities to primary school children. It will provide you with a vocational pathway into areas of childcare and play work, such as Breakfast and After School Care Club Assistants / Supervisor, Holidays Activities Leader or Care Club Manager.

We have vacancies based in the following schools in Surrey:

  • St Mary’s Shackleford School (Godalming, GU8 6AZ)
  • Wonnersh & Shamley Green School (Guildford, GU5 0RT)
  • Crondall School (Farnham, GU10 5QG)
  • Send Primary School (Woking, GU23 7BS)
  • Lightwater Village School (Lightwater, GU18 5RD)

We have vacancies based in the following schools in Greater London:

  • St Pauls School (Chessington, KT9 1BE)
  • St Peters School (Leatherhead, KT22 7JN)
  • Leatherhead Trinity School (Leatherhead, KT22 7BP)
  • St Agatha’s School (Kingston, KT2 5TY
  • Kings Oak School (New Malden, KT3 3RZ)
  • Darrick Wood School (Bromley, BR6 8ER)
  • Oak Farm School (Uxbridge, UB10 9BD)
  • Edward Betham School (Greenford, UB6 9JU)

We have vacancies based in the following schools in Berkshire:

  • Bagshot Infant School (Bagshot, GU19 5BP)
  • Ascot Heath School (Ascot, SL5 8PN)
  • South Ascot School (Ascot, SL5 9EA)

We have vacancies based in the following schools in Hampshire:

  • Velmead School (Fleet, GU52 7LG)
  • Oakwood School (Hartley Wintney, RG27 8DY)
  • Mayhill School (Odiham, RG29 1NB)
  • Great Binfields School (Basingstoke, RG24 8AJ)
  • Old Basing School (Basingstoke, RG24 7DL)
  • Falkland School (Newbury, RG14 6NU)


Provide and support a safe and secure environment for all children at a range of clubs.
Assist with the managing and maintenance of club ratios and registers of all children attending SCL’s clubs
Build effective relationships with parents and school staff.
Assist with the planning and development of activities ensuring a stimulating environment
Assist with the management of the club’s programme of activities
Assist with the maintenance of supplies and resources within the school settings
Days and shifts TBC. Shifts vary from 7:30 am- 6:30 pm. The position is full-time 37.5 hours.
During your apprenticeship you will be supported by a Regional Manager and Apprentice Assessor. As well as gaining new skills and experience you will study:
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Play work
Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
Level 2 Food Hygiene
Level 2 Safeguarding and Protecting Children
Paediatric First Aid.
This element of the Apprenticeship programme will be delivered by SCL Education & Training, part of the SCL Group.

Passionate about developing a career leading children’s activities.
A people person with good communication skills.
Be able to relate to and engage with children between the ages of 4-11.
Be reliable and passionate over everything else as there will be interaction with many different people both internally and in the schools you work in.
Be adaptable to different situations as and when they arise.
Undertake an enhanced DBS check.

You are enthusiastic
You will always go the extra mile
You have a “make it happen” attitude
You deliver on your promises
You are a positive role model
You always place the customer at the heart of everything you do
You realise by working as team we are stronger together
You have the ability to communicate and influence at all levels

Attractive benefits for you and your family- We offer Life Assurance, Income Protection and reimbursement for dental, optical and alternative health therapies to all of our staff
An exciting and rewarding employee recognition scheme -We make sure excellence is recognised and give our stars a very special VIP experience at our annual awards
Outstanding internal promotion prospects
Investment and Training- We are dedicated to developing you to reach your potential
Companywide Socials- A chance for the entire company to get together
Excellent Staff discounts on SCL services- Opportunity to save on childcare costs at SCL provisions
Childcare vouchers- Opportunity to make tax savings when purchasing childcare vouchers.

The safety and welfare of children is paramount to SCL, all applicants will be subject to thorough background checks to ensure their suitability to work with children. These will include, but are not limited to; reference checks, police checks, DBS checks and qualification checks.

Although we do our best to reply to every application, if you have not received a reply within 2 weeks of your application please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Interested in the Children’s Activities Leader Apprenticeships? Interested in working for SCL? Read more about what SCL can offer you HERE.

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