Activity Support Officer – Thurstonland First School

Green Hills First Federation

 Denby CE (VA) First School

Farnley Tyas CE (VC) First School

Thurstonland Endowed (VC) First School

Activity Support Officer (Single Status Grade 5/Salary Point 5-6)

£1883 – £1962

3 hours 37 minutes per week – term time only

3 hours Substantive for 2 mornings (Tuesday & Wednesday)

plus temporary uplift in place until 31.8.2024 and likely beyond for alternate Friday mornings

Hours pattern: 1 hour 15 minutes each day plus 1/2 hr planning/food every other week (8am – 9:15am)

Start date – Monday 8th April 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who enjoys working with children, to ensure the smooth running of our breakfast club alongside another activity support officer. The role will involve supervising activities for the children along with food preparation and other basic administration tasks. The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate well with staff, pupils and parents.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Works well as part of a team and is able to use their initiative.
  • Is compassionate and relates well to children.
  • Is able to develop strong relationships with parents/carers.
  • Is able to plan and deliver varied activities for children attending breakfast club.

We can offer you:

  • Well behaved and enthusiastic pupils.
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team of staff.
  • Excellent opportunities for development.
  • A unique experience to work as part of a Federation.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Visits to the school are very welcome. Please contact Thurstonland First School directly to make an appointment on 01484 666480.

This post may also appeal to a candidate interested in our additional advertised post for a Lunchtime Supervisor Monday – Friday.

To apply for this job, please visit Please add “As seen on”, thank you

Application forms should be returned by email to or by posting to the Head Teacher at the school, Mrs Wagstaff, by the closing date of Friday 15th March 2024.


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