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Join us

At Ignite UP we believe in fostering and developing talent whether you are about to leave school or have been teaching for 20 years and are looking for your next challenge.

We have many opportunities to volunteer, train, assist, work part-time,  work in holiday periods, freelance and become our delivery partner.

The vital thing for us is to work with like-minded people (see who we are), your CV and qualifications are important; but when contacting us for opportunities we want to know why you are passionate about child development and the outdoors.

All Ignite team members will require a teaching qualification (minimum Level 3 in Education and Training), a current First Aid qualification and an outdoor based qualification e.g Forest School Leader. If you do not have these, you still might be the right person for us is if you have demonstrable experience and the right values and passion for unlocking children’s potential. As a training company we can help you achieve the necessary qualifications.

Please see below for current opportunities:


Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten

The Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten is scheduled to open during September 2016. We seek to recruit staff with the commitment, drive and vision to help us create Wales’s first Nature Kindergarten and a centre for excellence in Early Years and Nature Pedagogy within the UK.


To access Job Description and Person Specification information please click on the link below each role. Please use the generic application form attached at the bottom of the roles advertised.

Please note, all applications must be received by post or email by 11am on the 31st May, 2016. Shortlisted candidates can expect first stage interviews to take place between the 13th and 22nd June, 2016.

We consider job share opportunities


To view a recent news article on our Nature Kindergarten please use the link below

News Article on Wales First Nature Kindergarten


Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten Leader

Kindergarten LEADER JD v2.0 PDF

Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten Deputy Leader

Deputy Leader 1.0 PDF

Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten Practitioner 

Practitioner PDF V1

Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten Assistant Practitioner

Assistant Practitioner PDF

Ladybird Nature Parent & Toddler Leader

Ladybird Leader V2 PDF

Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten & Ladybird Volunteers

Volunteer role PDF V1

Application Form

Application-Form-English word


Joining our Freelance Database

To register you interested in joining our Freelance Database  please use the generic application and state Freelance as the post being applied for.

Become a Delivery Partner

Please complete our generic application form stating Delivery Partner as the post being applied for, with a recent C.V, 2 refencess demonstrating you training competence and a recent photograph (for use on our staff page).

All applications for Freelance & Partnering should be sent to :

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