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 Playworker

HOURS: 6 months fixed term contract. 20hrs per week in term time and 35hrs per week in school holidays

SALARY: £20,952 pro rata

LOCATION: Various adventure playgrounds across Islington

To apply, please email a statement of no more than 500 words about why you’d be excellent for the job.

Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 8th October 2019

Interview date: week commencing: Monday 14th October 2019

Deputy Fractional Playworker Job Description


POST: Volunteer Nursery Workers


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

58% of Islington’s population live in social housing – 68% of these children attend adventure playgrounds