Job Vacancies

Here are current job vacancies to join our fantastic team at Cross in Hand...

After School Club Supervisor

We are looking for an After School Club Supervisor to join the Cross in Hand team.

We are looking for a creative, efficient and enthusiastic assistant to deliver activities for children between the ages of 4 and 11 in our thriving After School Club.

The role would be term time only from 3:00-6:00pm Mondays to Fridays.

The role entails welcoming and registering the children, implementing activities and games inside and outside, supporting children to prepare toast and drinks, and maintaining the resources and the organisation of the club room.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To prepare and deliver a range of play based activities on a daily basis,

  • To work closely with the other after school care assistants.

  • Be aware of current school behaviour and safeguarding polices and ensure their implementation,

  • Communicate effectively with pupils, colleagues and parents.

  • Be familiar with First Aid procedures,

  • To keep the environment safe, organised and pleasant for children to play in,

  • Organise a ‘light tea’, keep the catering facilities clean and help to maintain stock levels.


Person Specification – The After School Care Supervisor will require the following characteristics:

  • A nurturing, calm and organised manner,

  • The experience of working with children and an understanding of play and child development ,

  • The ability to provide warm and consistent care to all children,

  • An ability to demonstrate a range of practical play skills,

  • Experience of working as part of a team,

  • Understanding of health and safety issues that affect the day to day running of the club.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please send completed applications to office@cross-in-hand.e-sussex.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th June. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 7th June.

After School Club Supervisor.pdf
Application Form - Support Staff.pdf

Individual Needs Assistant

We are looking for an Individual Needs Assistant to support a child during lessons and at playtimes for five days a week. The successful candidate would need to remain calm under pressure and have a firm, consistent yet nurturing approach to supporting children. An understanding of attachment and trauma related behaviours would be extremely valuable but not essential as appropriate training would be provided.

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th May 2021. Interviews will be held week commencing 7th June 2021.

Individual Needs Assistant.pdf
Application Form - Support Staff.pdf

Individual Needs Assistant (Medical)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work 1:1 with a delightful child in a lovely class under the direction of a superb class teacher.

This role can be either full time or a part time job share. The role will be specifically supporting one child but with opportunities to assist other children within the class too.

Although specific training will be given, the successful candidate/s will need to be able to support children or young people with diabetes, medical and intimate care needs.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st May. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 24th May.

Individual Needs Assistant.pdf
Application Form - Support Staff.pdf