Current Vacancies

Forest School and Early Years Practitioner 

Grandpont Nursery School & Childcare is a welcoming, friendly and nurturing maintained setting in the centre of Oxford. We work within a very strong tradition of excellent early education and care, based on children learning through play and talk.

We have an incredible outdoor environment which includes an amazing space specifically designed for our Forest School.

We are keen to appoint a Forest School Practitioner who can deliver exciting forest school and outdoor play programmes for children aged 0-4. We are looking for a friendly, dedicated and proactive individual who enjoys working with very young children and can share their love of forest school and the outdoors with children from a range of backgrounds.

The team is made up of highly experienced and outstanding practitioners and we are looking for someone who will thrive in a professional and supportive environment. The child care is part of an integrated centre, with a strong inclusive ethos.

This is a permanent position, 37 hours per week, all year round with holiday entitlement. The hours will be from 8am-6pm on 4 days and the post will be Grade 6.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

If you require further details and application pack or would like to arrange a visit, please email or telephone Rachel Duncalfe on 01865 242900 or

Applications should be completed using the on-line application form on OCC website or can be requested via email:

Start date: As soon as possible.

Please be aware that the interviewing process will include a short session with the children.

Grandpont is committed to the safeguarding of children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.