Job Vacancy

Senior Play Leader

Calling all superheroes! We need you to make after school awesome!

The Role
An incredible new opportunity to join the YMCA Childcare service is open for applications now! As an experienced childcare professional, you will deliver the day to day operations of the wraparound childcare club at Djanogly Northgate Academy, and at YMCA Day Camps operating at various sites across Nottinghamshire.

Working closely with our Assistant Operations Manager and Childcare and Camps Co-ordinator as part of our Childcare Services team, you will have an excellent rapport with parents and carers, children, colleagues and school staff. You will plan and deliver exceptional play activities, inspiring your team to ensure our programme maintains high standards of play through a fun, safe and positive programme of activities.

Your reliable and caring nature will thrive in this environment and will make a huge difference to the children in your care. We are looking for someone who holds a L3 qualification in early years, play work or childcare provision, with a paediatric first aid qualification.

The post will be based at Djanogly Northgate Academy, New Basford and Camp Williams, West Bridgford but must be willing to support sessions across our various sites in Nottinghamshire/Nottingham city as and when required.

How to apply
The posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (which we will pay for) and registration with the DBS Update Service. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s unless accompanied by a standard application form.

To apply, download an application form and return completed to


Job Details

L3 Senior Play Leader

Location: Djanogly Northgate Academy and YMCA Day Camps
Department: Children, Youth and Families
Responsible to: Senior Play Leader / Assistant Operations Manager
Hours: 25 hours per week (term-time), 50 hours per week (school holidays)
Salary: £14,925.94 per annum