The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery
The Secret Garden Outdoor Nursery
Based in a 25 acre woodland in Fife, we run a pioneering childcare service, entirely out of doors all year round. Established since 2008 we also offer practitioner workshops where we share our unique and highly acclaimed philosophy with people from all over the world.

Current vacancies

Care Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,280 – £34,500
  • On site: Letham woods, Fife, KY15 7RS
  • Closing 21st June 2024

Scotland's longest running fully Outdoor Nursery is seeking a new Care Manager to work as part of our exceptional team. This is a role with the potential of flexibility and covering many diverse aspects. The role would suit someone with a love of working with children outdoors.

The Secret Garden is a pioneering and highly regarded Outdoor Nursery. One of the first fully outdoor nurseries in the UK, it has been operating as an outdoor nursery since 2008 and has been visited by students and educators from all over the world, wanting to learn more about its ethos and practices. The Secret Garden is based in a very special woodland in Letham, Fife. It is a not-for-profit organisation with a strongly embedded ethos and has a fantastic team of around 20 staff and 4 volunteer directors.

Time will be split between working in the woods with children and staff (minimum of 1 regular day a week plus covering additional days as needed), and working from an office space onsite (up to 3 days a week), and will include attending / leading a weekly staff meeting on Friday afternoons. There may be some flexibility within the working hours - please feel free to ask.