Playworker / After School Club Assistant

Pennies Day Nurseries is a family run childcare company offering “the very best in childcare learning and fun”.

Pennies has over 20 years of operations in Kent and Sussex, with 3 nurseries, and our own PKC (Pennies’ Kids Club) and Holiday Club.

We offer the chance to build a childcare career and employ your own personal talents to make a difference to young lives and shape your own future.

  • Generous leave allowances Flexible working patterns Continuous professional development Staff childcare discounts Substantial in-house training Regular team building events

Pennies Day Nurseries at Mark Cross require a Playworker / After School Club Assistant

There are two roles:

Role 1: Hours during term time are 10.15am to 18.30pm, Monday to Friday and the responsibilities are to spend time in the nursery rooms, covering staff lunches, collecting the school children from school and walking them back to the nursery for the after school club. Then supervising, organising activities for the children during their time in after school club.

During the school holidays this role would be based solely in the holiday club, the hours change to 4 full days, working hours are 7.20am to 17.20pm or 8.30am to 18.30pm (shifts). You would be required to assist with planning the holiday club days.

Role 2: Hours are fixed during the year 7am to 5pm, worked over 4 days Monday to Friday.

A Playworker qualification is desirable but not essential. Experience working with children is essential. Driving Licence essential.

Training for a Playworker Level 3 would be offered to the ideal candidate who would be willing to study

Salary: competitive

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 37.5 per week


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Crowborough, TN6 3NJ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Childcare: 1 year (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)

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