Work with us

Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup are looking for an assistant to provide maternity cover for the new school year (September 2020-July 2021).

The successful candidate will join our well-established forest school sessions held in the nearby National Trust 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 highly experienced team.

Our ideal candidate:

  • has a level 3 childcare qualification, PGCE or other relevant qualification
  • 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

Working hours are 9.00-2.00 on Wednesdays and Fridays, term time only.

This is a fixed term contract covering maternity leave up to 21st July 2021.

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.

Please email recruitmentatgep@gmail.com to request an application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th August 2020