We’re hiring!

Here at Castle Lane Day Nursery, we are always on the lookout for great talent!

Which roles are Castle Lane currently recruiting for?

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Forest School Leader

We have an exciting opportunity in our Forest School, which runs term time only for children aged 3 and above. The forest school is situated in Marston Trussell. Children and staff meet at the nursery and travel over to the forest school site at 9am and return to the setting at 12.30pm for lunch. Candidate must hold a clean driving licence, be Level 3 qualified and have been driving for a minimum of 3 years.

The role will be to run the forest school. This will be done with support from your team initially. You will be expected to plan activities, liaise with other staff, complete regular risk assessments, form relationships with parents and write up observations.

The member of staff MUST have a passion for the outdoors, ideally have previous experience working in an outdoor nursery or forest school setting. The candidate ideally should have had previous experience working with pre school aged children. It is essential that the candidate loves being outdoors in all weathers (full winter kit will be provided)

Hours are 8.00am – 1.30pm (Monday – Friday) Term time. However more hours maybe available within the nursery for afternoons if desired.

A full DBS will be required and relevant employment history is necessary.

Expected start date: 28/08/2023

For further information please contact the office.

“The nursery has a brilliant family feel- Harriet and Vikki really support you both personally and professionally. They are available to ensure we all feel valued and part of the team.”

Maxine – worked at the nursery for 4 years

“The Nursery team is like one big slightly crazy family! We do lots of socials and team building days. This lets us all let our hair down and form good relationships with other staff. Life in a nursery can be busier but it’s nice to feel valued and looked after. If we have any personal issues we can talk to management and they support us really well.”

Hayley – worked at the nursery for 3 years

“Castle Lane is a brilliant place to work to grow and develop professional. Since being at the nursery, I have completed by Level 3 in Childcare and recently finished my BA degree. The nursery has also provided me with many opportunities, including a wealth of short and online training.

My final goal is to be an early years assessors, the management team know that one day I will move roles to follow my dream but have been brilliant at supporting me to grow my CV and learn whilst at the setting. Vikki and Harriet are approachable, meaning that you can have open and honest conversation with them regarding your role and your aspirations.”

Sophie – worked at the nursery for 9 years

“I am new to the team. All the staff have made me feel welcome straight the way. The staff are a really friendly bunch and we all work together. I have had lots of support getting to know the routines and procedures. It really is like a crazy happy family!”

Chloe – worked at the nursery 2 months

What are the benefits of working at Castle Lane in Market Harborough?

The benefits of working at Castle Lane include:

  • Starting wage £11.80 – £11.90 per hour depending on experience
  • 30% off childcare
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Sickness vouchers
  • Free car parking
  • Free uniform
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid DBS checks
  • Regular social gatherings, perks and treats such as Easter eggs and donuts!
    Christmas bonus