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.

There are five core competencies required for any role within IPA. You will be:

  • Resourceful
  • Innovative
  • Committed to our values
  • Reflective
  • An advocate for play

There are a further two required for frontline workers: You will be:

  • Responsive
  • Dynamic


POST: Deputy Nursery Manager

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nursery Manager

HOURS: 35 hours per week

PAY: £28,206 (Scale 6 SCP27)

LOCATION: Paradise Park Children’s Centre

Looking for your next job in childcare?

We’re recruiting a new Deputy Manager for Paradise Park Children’s Centre!

If you are passionate about providing quality childcare, love working in the outdoors, enjoy leading an enthusiastic and friendly team, then we want to hear from you. We are looking for a motivated and confident individual to join our young, buzzy team in the heart of Islington.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years Nursery management experience.

To apply please complete an application form below and email to

Closing Date: Thursday 30th January 2020

Interview Date: Thursday 6th February 2020

Deputy Nursery Manager Job Description

Deputy Nursery Manager Application Form


POST: Volunteer Nursery Worker

HOURS: As and when

Benefits including;

  • Gain work experience in childcare
  • Free lunch meal with the children
  • In house training around children’s learning and development, including general health and safety

37% of children claiming free school meals in Islington attend adventure playgrounds Source: Annual Report 2016