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Community Leader - Children's Practitioner

Community Leader - Children's Practitioner

A growing charity in North London who encourage and strengthen the local community have an exciting opportunity for Children's Practitioner to join their team at an exciting time of growth.

The Charity bring the local community together by responding to their needs and interests and offering open-access to community activities and informal education in a community setting, delivered by specialist practitioners in their local facilities and schools.

As the Children's Practitioner, you'll work with Children's Specialists to deliver play and workshop sessions for children ages 0-11, ensuring they are welcoming, engaging and great fun. The sessions will be inline with charity's curriculum for children and will work with volunteers to develop the sessions and create new resources. You'll lead the activities, often leading groups of up to 30 children.

You'll support parents and help deliver training to help get parents more involved in their child's progress as well as encourage older children to engage in the sessions as young leaders.

To be considered for this role, you'll need to have a good understanding of frameworks used in community based children's programmes that have fun, health and safety and learning in mind.

Some practical experience of working with children and or families will be essential as well as good knowledge of child protection practices.

You'll need to be passionate about working with children and will need a flexible approach to working, often working outside of normal working hours.

If you're dedicated to bringing local communities and families together through informal education and engagement for children, please apply today!

Closing date: ASAP - Open until filled so please express your interest quickly.

To apply, please send your CV to quoting reference number J71069DT