Jobs at Islington Play Association

After school childcare

Jobs at Islington Play Association

Paradise Park Children's Centre

Jobs at Islington Play Association


Working at IPA is challenging but fulfilling. We have high expectations of our staff and we support them to be the best that they can be. We like you to continue your personal development and will try to help you to go on to further study and gain new experiences as part of your work with us. Staff need to be flexible and adaptable as no two days are ever the same when you are working with children.

If you think children’s play and learning is as important as we do then we want you to work with us!

IPA is recruiting for an exciting leadership post in our adventure playgrounds team. We need you to be an advocate for play as well as resourceful, innovative, reflective, and committed to our values. By joining our team of experienced and qualified play people, you will be working to ensure that the children of Islington benefit from excellent play opportunities.

IPA believes that Play is what children do when they are allowed freedom to explore their world 

Our Adventure Playgrounds are unique exciting places to work, where no two days are the same. Expect to be amazed and inspired by the depth and breadth of the innovative and original ideas of children at play.


Sessional Playworker

As a member of IPA’s pool of sessional workers you will be offered a range of job opportunities in the borough of Islington. The position is sessional and you will be recorded on our pool list and will be contacted when work is available. This work will
primarily be available during school holidays.

Full Job Description:

If you are interested in applying for  the vacancy above please fill out the application form below and send it to

Application Form:

Please apply by 5pm on 25th June 2021




1,517 children attended IPA’s 6 playgrounds a total of 54,494 times in 2016-17 Source: Annual Report 2016