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 to request an application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th August 2020