marys-force-for-good welcome-slogan

We believe that everyone in Islington should have the opportunity to improve their life.

At Mary’s, we do all we can to help children, young people and other community groups to discover for themselves what they are capable of and inspire them to pursue their goals.

We want to make a difference.  Do you?

When you hire one of Mary’s Meeting Rooms, you’re getting your own space – a competitively-priced space that really works for you – and you can feel pleased that you’re doing something for young people in Islington.

At Mary’s Youth Club, young people aged between 11 and 25 will get the opportunities and confidence to develop the skills they need for their future.

At Mary’s Pre-School, we can help you ensure that your children will get the best start in life.

At Mary’s Play Scheme, your children will have an action-packed, enjoyable time which they will want to return to.

New Part Time Youth Worker Role

January 22nd, 2018 | Published in Jobs, Youth Club

We are looking for an ambitious and inspiring, qualified youth worker to join the delivery team.  The role is 15 hrs/week part-time on a fixed term contract to March 2019 (with extension subject to funding). Pay: £23,244 pro rata plus 8% pension contribution post-probationary period. This role is partly funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. Application deadline: 12:00 (midday) Friday 23 February 2017. Interviews: Thursday 1  March 2017. We have a two-stage process with a formal(ish) interview during the day and a practical assessment with young people in the evening for 1-0 - 20 minutes between 19:00 and 20:30.

Job and Person Specification 

Read the rest of this entry »

Part Time Youth Worker / Administrator Vacancy

January 12th, 2018 | Published in Jobs, Youth Club

We are looking for an experienced youth worker with strong admin skills to support Mary's growing youth work.  The role is 15 hrs/week  part time. Pay: £23,244 pro rata plus 8% pension contribution post probationary period. This role is part funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. You can see the full job description here and apply by completing the on line application form by the 25th Jan. Please contact if you would like a hard copy of the application form sent to you or call him on 020 7183 2640.

Mary’s Christmas Newsletter 2017

December 19th, 2017 | Published in General

Please click here to view our Christmas Newsletter

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

from all at Mary's 🙂

GOOD Ofsted

November 29th, 2017 | Published in Playscheme, Pre-school

Earlier this month we had an unexpected Ofsted inspection 2.5 years on from the last one. We now have the published report and are pleased to announce that we received a GOOD. We are particularly pleased that we were noted for our strong support for families with children with additional needs.  Read more here.

Early Years Apprentice Vacancy

November 29th, 2017 | Published in Jobs, Playscheme, Pre-school

Are you passionate about working with children? Is this a career you are looking to get qualified in? Look no further as Mary’s childcare services is looking to appoint a Level 2 or Level 3 apprentice to start in January 2018. We are seeking an ambitious and flexible person who is keen to learn, to join our highly motivated and friendly childcare team. We offer excellent opportunities for professional development, competitive pay and excellent rewards including a generous 8% employers pension contribution, free gym membership in Mary's brand new community gym and participation in Mary's staff award scheme. Our ideal candidate will share our drive and motivation for excellence and our values of providing outstanding care and support for all the children and families in our care whilst achieving a qualification with the support of a well established training provider. On completion of the application form suitable candidates will be contacted with an interview date within 2 days. Click here for the job description and JD