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Baby Room Lead

Job Description

Job Title: Baby Room Lead

Location: Corby, Northamptonshire

We have an exceptional day nursery and forest school located in a picturesque village, just a short drive from Corby, Stamford, and Oundle. They are renowned for their unique approach to early years education, which emphasizes the natural environment, children's self-esteem, and hands-on learning experiences.

Position Overview: Opportunity for a full-time or part-time Baby Room Lead to join the team. As a Baby Room Lead, you will be a vital part of our unique provision, fostering a love for learning in infants through our forest school activities and innovative practices. If you are an enthusiastic early years educator with a passion for outdoor learning and a dedication to nurturing young minds, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a nurturing and stimulating environment for infants.
  • Implement our "planning in the moment" approach, focusing on spontaneous, child-led learning experiences.
  • Embrace outdoor learning and engage in forest school activities to promote hands-on exploration.
  • Serve as a key worker and actively participate in team observations to support children's development.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, providing detailed feedback on their children's daily experiences and progress.
  • Undergo safeguarding training and engage in continuous personal and professional development.
  • Collaborate with our passionate team to maintain the outstanding qualities of our nursery.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Candidates with a Level 2 qualification or higher in childcare are encouraged to apply.
  • Unqualified candidates interested in trainee positions and graduates exploring graduate training packages are also welcome.
  • First Aid and Health and Hygiene certifications are desirable (training available in-house if necessary).
  • Forest School qualification holders will receive a supplement for this role.

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:45pm Monday-Thursday and Fridays 08:00-13:00pm


  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Childcare
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Flexitime
  • Free parking

If you're passionate about providing exceptional early years education in a unique and natural setting, we invite you to apply for the Baby Room Lead position. We look forward to hearing from you!