Club Viva Childcare - Activity Leader

Hampton Leisure Centre
25 hours per week (including school holidays).
£18,795 (pro rata)
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General Purpose

To plan, organise, coach and supervise sports and practical activities for children at before and after school club and throughout the summer holidays.

To plan, prepare and deliver purposeful & safe sport and practical based sessions suitable for the level of ability of the participants associated with the Club Viva After-School Club.

To ensure that all aspects of the session apply with the Sports Development Team’s Normal Operating Procedures.

To correctly complete any necessary administration and maintain accurate and up to date records in the session specific folders.

To ensure all equipment is collected and stored correctly at the end of the session to comply with all necessary Health and Safety requirements as required to undertake these duties.

To supervise the safe dispersal of children giving proper consideration to parents’ requests but also remain with any children that haven’t been collected

To inform parents/carers if their child is involved in an accident no matter how slight and/or the behaviour of their child should they go against the Sports Development’s Team’s Discipline Policy. 

To ensure compliance with the Vivacity’s Equalities Policy and Child and Vulnerable Adult’s Safeguarding  procedures

Communicate with different members of the team to ensure that information relevant to the children / overall session is regularly discussed

Risk assess the area, equipment and participants prior and during the session and note any discrepancies – monitor safety, keep participants on the set task and follow correct practice and progressions.

Has overall responsibility for the safe and effective running of Club Viva.

Arrive no less than 15 mins prior to session starting

Contact SDT member if they have any concerns about the session/safety.

Complete the incident forms if an accident / incident occurs no matter how slight

Take the register and chase up any outstanding half-termly payments (via invoicing)

Ensure that feedback is collected at the end of each term

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in sports coaching, youth work or childcare capacity.

Minimum requirements:

A National Governing Body of Sport Level 1 or above

Desirable Qualifications:

Level 2 or above in NVQ in Children’s Care, Learning & Development or relevant qualification


Has excellent verbal communication skills

Ability to control and hold a group’s attention

Interested in sports coaching / development / childcare

Ability to plan and assess activities

Ability to react professionally under pressure

Seeks to increase there learning and experience through gaining new coaching qualifications


Has a clear Enhanced DBS screen


Holds a clean driving licence and has a car to get around in


Our Mission:

Vivacity is a charity committed to ensuring Peterborough is a better place to live and work. Our mission and key drivers capture the role we play in delivering this aspiration.

At Vivacity you can expect an open and honest working environment, where everyone shares the same passion for delivering at a high standard and where loyalty is valued highly. In return we expect you to share and practice our values on a daily basis.


Our Values:

People Focused - Putting customers, staff and volunteers at the centre of what we do

Fairness - Treating people with honesty, openness and respect

Working together - Sharing knowledge and expertise by engaging with others to do things better

Can do, will do - Having a positive, flexible approach and delivering what we say

Learn & Improve - Learning from our experiences and those of others to improve



Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate and this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure/Disclosure.

Vivacity is proud to be a disability confident employer and this answer will not impact on your opportunities but help us to accommodate you.