Forest School Leader

Green Park Day Nursery and Preschool

We would like to welcome a Qualified Forest School Leader to our established and friendly nursery team in Reading.

Work should be fun and we are looking for individuals who share that philosophy at Green Park Day Nursery; part of Childbase Partnership who are an employee-owned company.

As a Forest School Leader with a relevant level 3 Forest School qualification and a level 3 early years qualification, you will earn £10.00-£11.50 per hour.

We are able to consider full time and part time hours for this role.  Ideally the successful candidate will either work 25 hours a week (9am-3pm Monday-Friday), or 40 hours a week (between 7.30am-6.30pm Monday-Friday).  We are also able to consider term time only working for this role.

Our bespoke in house training programmes, and 2 inset days a year for whole team training, are designed to enhance your professional development and support career progression opportunities.

Our benefits package is designed to support you personally and recognise professional achievements:

  • 22 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • Potential for an annual tax-free cash bonus as an employee-owner
  • Cash rewards for going ‘Beyond Expectation’
  • 50% childcare discount from day one
  • Annual awards dinner, staff conferences  and nursery achievement celebrations
  • Unlimited £500 recommend a friend scheme
  • Qualification reward payments
  • Digital learning journeys and paperless planning

As employee owners we are committed to providing sustainable and socially responsible environments within all of our nurseries and encourage our children to get involved in a range of environmental activities and projects.

Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work in the UK’ documentation, undertake a DBS and provide a minimum of 2 satisfactory references prior to commencing employment.

This position may interest you if have previously worked in a nursery setting as a Nursery Assistant, Nursery Nurse, Nursery Officer, Nursery Practitioner, Childcare Practitioner, an Early Years Practitioner or an Early Years Educator.

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To apply for this job please visit

Green Park Day Nursery Website