Aftercare Assistant

Aftercare Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Aftercare Assistant to join our team.


  • Liaise with parents;
  • Participate in relevant professional development;
  • Participate in Open Days;
  • Attend school functions;
  • Manage behaviour of learners according to the Nova Pioneer philosophy of culture and behaviour;
  • Conduct diligent and responsible monitoring of all students at the aftercare;
  • Work with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere;
  • Take responsibility for the care and safety of our children;
  • Report to supervisor any problem which may occur with the children;
  • Participate in dismissal procedures at the end of aftercare, ensuring that each child leaves with the appropriate adult;
  • Take initiative and act decisively;
  • Ensure a professional, friendly and cordial relationship the both learners and parents;
  • Help to maintain a neat and organised aftercare area;
  • Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the School Leader according to the school’s needs.


  • You have a deep understanding of children and you know how to connect with the specific age group that you teach;
  • You are a team player and you enjoy group problem solving;
  • ECD Certificate / Currently studying towards Bachelor’s degree in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – Ideal;
  • You love teaching and care deeply about the success of each and every student;
  • You are adept at using technology;
  • SACE;
  • You have an understanding of and passion for student-centered learning;
  • Must be Proficient in English – Speak, Read and Write.