The Hideaway Forest School: 1 Play leader & 1 Play worker


The Hideaway Forest School is looking for 1 Play Leader and 1 x Play Worker who are fun, enthusiastic, passionate about working with children and who love being outdoors and connecting with nature.

You will be helping to run our small after school, forest school club for children aged 4 – 11 years old. We are a fun and friendly club held outdoors in Scout grounds in Henleaze, North Bristol.

You will be responsible for collecting the children from school and supervising a walking bus to our site. Where you will facilitate fun nature-based activities therefore, a knowledge of bush craft skills and flora and fauna is desirable but not essential.

You will be responsible for planning and risk benefit assessments and implementing policies so you must be organised. You will be working as part of a small team and liaising with schools and families, so it is essential that you have good communication and teamwork skills. You must have experience of working with children and enjoy being outdoors in all weathers.


  • Hours per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3pm-6pm, Initially 9hrs per week in term time only. with optional holiday club hours.
  • Contract: Ongoing
  • Salary: Playworker from £8.75 – £9.30 Play leader £10 – £11.75
    Dependant on qualifications. Our play leader will require a level 3 play work or childcare qualification or equivalent.
  • Start date: asap
  • Application: Please complete attached application form.
  • Closing date: When a suitable candidate is found
  • Contact details: For more information please contact Vicki Paton 0776 104 3072 Hideawayfs@gmail.com | www.hideawayforest.com

This post is subject to receiving satisfactory references, proof of your rights to work in the uk and a satisfactory DBS check.

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Telephone: Bookings – 0776 104 3072, After school and holiday club – 07895 407 542

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