Summer Scheme Co-Ordinator

Location Newtownards, County Down
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Start Date 22/07/2019
Contact Damian O'Hanlon
Job Ref SummerSCO-ORD_1551274059

Job Description


  • To be responsible for the overall management and development of the scheme, staff/Volunteers, Centre and equipment.
  • To provide a safe, high quality, play scheme service that responds to the age and needs of the children using the scheme, ensuring good practice and meeting policy requirements.
  • To participate in the planning/delivery of play activities for children.
  • To work in partnership with parents, children, staff and volunteers to develop and deliver a quality service to children and their families.

To Apply for this position you must meet the following criteria:

At Least 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE (within the last 3 years in a play work setting) in the following areas:

  • Managing a team in a children play work setting
  • Administration/cash handling
  • Design, management and leading programme delivery
  • Managing compliance issues
  • Managing Children Behaviours Policy


  • To have overall management responsibility for the staff team and volunteers.
  • To motivate and lead the staff team to provide a high-quality scheme, appropriate to the needs of the children and their families.
  • To hold daily meetings and ensure that there is effective communication within the team on all matters related to the running of the summer scheme.
  • To delegate tasks and responsibilities to ensure effective delivery of the scheme.
  • To contribute to designing and delivering an orientation programme for the team in conjunction with CDO
  • In conjunction with the CDO, be responsible for all aspects of managing children behaviour through the children behaviour agreement.

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