Opening Hours

Mon 0845 to 1500
Tues 0845 to 1500
Wed 0845 to 1500
Thurs 0845 to 1500
Fri 0845 to 1500

  • Morning drop off is between 8.45 and 9.15
  • Minimum booking of two sessions per week
  • No maximum number of sessions
  • Closed in school holidays


Please see the Policies page of our website to view our Covid-19 Policy, Risk Assessment and Parental Agreement Form.

Visitors and new enquiries are always welcome. 

Call our Manager Playleader, Jane, on 01453 756141 or email us:

  • For full choice of sessions book a year ahead
  • To start with shorter notice contact us to discuss availability of sessions 

We pride ourselves at Rodborough Playgroup on being an inclusive setting. We actively promote equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice, ensuring all our children and families feel included and valued. 

Equality and inclusivity are central to our core value, and for good reason. Equality means being fair, respectful and recognising the individual needs and identities of all. Inclusivity recognises that every child is uniquely different and benefits from us all working together as a united community.


We are recruiting!


Advertisement – Assistant Playworker 

 (34 hours per week – term time only) 

Rodborough Playgroup, Stroud  

Enthusiastic Assistant Playworker required term time only for 34 hours per week. Fixed term contract from Term 2 October 2020 to August 2021 with possibility of going permanent.
We are a friendly, parent-run community playgroup situated on the edge of Rodborough Common. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working with children (2yr6months - 4 years), hours generally between 8:15 and 15:00. Hourly rate £8.72 with pay rise in April 2021 in line with national minimum wage increase. 
A relevant Level 3 qualification would be a strong advantage but is not essential.  Safeguarding and first aid qualifications are also required, we could provide training for the right candidate. 

Closing date: Friday 21st August 2020 

To apply please email to ask for an application form. 

We are open to considering applications for a job share for this role. If you can’t provide 34 hours a week please note on your application form how many hours you could provide. 

Term Dates


Term 1:  01 September - 23 October 2020 (INSET DAYS: 01 and 02 September and 02 October 2020)

Term 2 : 02 November - 18 December 2020

Term 3:  04 January - 12 February 2021 

Term 4: 22 February - 01 April 2021 (INSET DAY: 01 April 2021)

Term 5:  19 April - 28 May 2021

Term 6:  07 June - 21 July 2021 (INSET DAYS: 07 June 2021)