Play Leader

At S4A we have a clear pathway for success for every individual who works for us. We have a unique career pathway which starts as an apprentice all the way up to a company director.

Working in the childcare part of the business as a play leader, your pathway can begin as a playleader > Settings Manager > Model Settings Lead > Area Manager

As a Play Leader you will be responsible for ensuring a fun, active and stimulating safe place for children at the club to freely play as well as leading specific activities such as crafts, science experiments and cooking among a few. You will need to be able to adapt your skills and experience to work with different age ranges throughout a session. As well as being able to confidently build and maintain positive relationships with children, parents, schools and the S4A team to keep a happy environment.

Job Vacancies

Salary- £9.50-12.00 per hour depending on experience.

Are you looking to start your career in a childcare / education setting or sports coaching?

Hours: 7.30am – 9am (7.5 hrs p/w), 3pm – 6pm (15 hrs p/w or Combination of both 22.5 hrs p/w)

We are looking for positive individuals who are passionate about working with children aged between 4-11 and can bring energy and enthusiasm with them every day.

As a Play Leader you will be responsible for ensuring a fun, active and stimulating safe place for children at the club to freely play as well as leading specific activities such as crafts, science experiments and cooking among a few. You will need to be able to adapt your skills and experience to work with different age ranges throughout a session. As well as being able to confidently build and maintain positive relationships with children, parents, schools and the S4A team to keep a happy environment

Play Leader Job Application

Success Stories

Our now Marsh Gibbon Settings Manager, started working for S4A as a Playleader in January 2021 whilst studying at University

Jake impressed us all in S4A with his attitude and personality with the children which resulting in him being offered a full time role as a Lead Sports Coach and Play Leader. Jake was then offered a Settings Manager role in a school which he is thriving in.

Next Steps

Step 1:

Apply for job

You will have to apply for one of our job roles that you feel would best suit you.

Step 2:

Initial Interview

If your application is succesful, we will invite you for a formal interview at our office.

Step 3:

Practical Interview

If you are succesful in the initial interview, we will invite you for a practical interview. Your practical interview will be working in a setting for the evening. 

Step 4:

Road to success

If we feel you are the perfect fit for S4A after both of your interviews, you will be offered the job to work at S4A. 

Day/Time

 

Craft & Games
room always
open.

Morning

8:00-10:00

Mid-Morning

10:30-12:30

Afternoon

1:00-3:00

Evening

3:15-6:00

Monday Football
Find the Gohul 
Art Attack 
Badminton 
Straw Skeletons
Pastel Art 
Ultimate Frisbee
Halloween Origami
Junk Modelling
Gymnastics 
Trick or Treat Hunt
Science Experiments
Tuesday Halloween Rock painting
Dodgeball
Games club
Tennis 
Vampire vs Wolves Dodgeball
S4A Science Club

Martial Arts 
Lego Challenge 
Mask Masking 

Crazy Golf 
Pumpkin Craving
Nerf Combat

Wednesday Cooking 
Nerf Combat
Ghost Rockets
Handball 
Mummy sewing
Adventure Play 

Basketball 
Design a mummy
Table Tennis

Archery 
S4A’s Got Talent
Just Dance 
Thursday Bug Hunting 
Den Building 
Pumpkin Golf 
Card Trading 
Create a monster 
Crazy Golf 
Indoor Cricket 
Ultimate Uno 
Halloween Party Games 
Halloween Disco 
S4A Ultimate Quiz 
Orienteering 
Friday Tennis  
Football 
Pumpkin Bowling 
Dance 
Arts Attack 
Halloween Lanterns  
S4A Dragon’s Den 
Halloween Bingo

Art Club 
Halloween Movie 

 

Sunsetters

3:30-4:30

4:30-5:15

5:15-6:00

Monday Rounders & Bug Hunting UNO & Just Dance  Games, Crafts, Outdoor play
Tuesday Dodgeball & Crafty Creations Computer Club & Board Games Games, Crafts, Outdoor play
Wednesday Football & Lego  Handball & Loom Bands  Games, Crafts, Outdoor play
Thursday Cricket & Orienteering  Mini Games & Junk Modelling  Games, Crafts, Outdoor play
Friday Archery & Science Club  Outdoor Free Play  Games, Crafts, Outdoor play