Grindleford & Eyam Playgroup is Recruiting

Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup is a flourishing Peak village pre-school with a forward thinking, unhurried and playful approach to learning. Our ethos has a strong emphasis on outdoor learning with two forest school days which include woodland adventures for two year olds and gardening at our allotment.

Visit our website for more information about us:

We are looking for an early year’s professional who:

  • has a commitment to delivering high quality early year’s education
  • enjoys working outdoors
  • is self-motivated, enthusiastic and fun
  • communicates well with children, families and colleagues
  • has a minimum of NVQ L3 Childcare qualification
  • has prior experience of working in early years

Working hours including setting up/packing away time:

Monday 8.00-1.15pm, Tuesday 8.00-4.00pm, Wednesday 8.00-3.45pm, Friday 9.00-3.00pm plus a 30 minute paperwork allowance. A total of 26.5 hours per week.

We are a term time only setting (39 weeks).

This a permanent post to start immediately.

To apply, please send a copy of your cv to

Closing date for applications is Saturday 14th January 2017.

Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.