Work with us

Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup are looking for a forest school assistant to join our well-established Wednesday forest school session held in nearby woodland.

Are you looking for experience of forest school, or thinking of studying for a forest school qualification? We can offer you a great learning opportunity and support from our team of highly experienced leaders.

Our ideal candidate:

  • has a commitment to delivering high quality early learning
  • enjoys working and playing outdoors
  • is self-motivated and reliable
  • communicates easily and well with children, families and colleagues
  • is energetic, enthusiastic and fun

A level 3 childcare qualification, PCGE or other relevant qualification would be an advantage.

Working hours are 9.00-12.00 on Wednesdays, term time only.

This is a fixed term contract up to 20th July 2018, with the option of a permanent position in September 2018 for the right candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and does require a criminal records check. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.

To apply please send your CV to

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th January 2018