Join Children’s Village Stockwell as a Facilitator Trainee

Join Children’s Village Stockwell as a Facilitator Trainee

Hello! Are you passionate about creating a fun and caring environment for children? Our self-directed, consent-based community in Stockwell for young people aged 6-12 is looking for an enthusiastic facilitator trainee. If you believe in respectful, authentic, and joyful engagement with children and enjoy collaborating with a team, we're excited to hear from you.

About Us: Our community is built around the values of self-directed learning, learning through play, developing intrinsic motivation, meeting children’s needs through a gentle approach, and maintaining a balance between safety and calculated risk-taking.

Role Description: As a facilitator trainee, you'll spend most of your time outdoors, ensuring kids are safe and happy in the adventure playground, and offering support in case of conflicts. Your role includes participating in the facilitation of both individual and group projects within the playground and assisting the main facilitators with various daily tasks.

Key Details:

Start Date: Immediate start with flexibility for the right candidate.

Schedule: Fridays, 9am-3pm, term time only.

Duration: Until at least 12th July, with the possibility of extension from September.

Compensation: Volunteer position. Please note that this is a role for one adult only; unfortunately, we cannot accommodate bringing children to the sessions.

Location: Slade Gardens Adventure Playground, 73A & 73B Stockwell Park Road, London SW9 0DA

Why Join Us? This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking experience in facilitating a self-directed home education group. You'll gain hands-on experience, receive mentorship from experienced educators, and contribute to a meaningful project. Being part of our community offers a chance to make a positive impact on young lives.

How to Apply: Email us at with a brief introduction, why you're interested in this role, any relevant experience, and your CV. We're eager to learn about your passion for working with children and what makes you a great fit for our community. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and levels of experience, emphasizing our commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

We can't wait to welcome you to our team!