To mark our 130th anniversary, we've been building an extensive list of careers Norlanders have gone on to enjoy in the early years sector and beyond. Click on some of the careers below to explore in more detail.


  • Live-in nanny

  • Live-out nanny

  • Night nanny

  • Rota nanny

  • Proxy parent

  • Shared care nanny

  • Maternity practitioner

  • Super yacht nanny

  • Ski season nanny


  • Nursery school assistant

  • Creche manager

  • Nursery manager

  • Nursery officer

  • Pre-school leader

  • Head of early years practice

  • Quality and training manager

Working with children with special educational needs or specific requirements

Working with babies and newborns

  • Birthing partner

  • Doula

  • Infant masseuse

  • Post-natal doula

  • Baby yoga instructor

Working with children in other settings

  • Forest school leader

  • Childminder

  • Play therapeutic practitioner

  • Homeschooling mentor

  • Sure Start community nursery nurse


  • Primary school teacher

  • Secondary school teacher

  • Classroom assistant

  • Teaching assistant

  • Ofsted inspector

  • Trained Steiner school teacher

  • Dame at Eton College

  • NNEB lecturer

  • Governess trainer

  • Boarding school welfare officer


  • Principal

  • Lecturer

  • Placement Officer

  • Newly Qualified Nanny (NQN) Manager

  • Newly Qualified Nanny (NQN) Consultant

  • Events Manager

  • Head of Careers and Consultancy

Specialist roles

  • Lactation consultant

  • Emotion coaching specialist

  • Sleep consultant

  • Bereavement counsellor

  • Paediatric bereavement liaison


  • Trainee midwife

  • Midwife

  • Army nurse

  • Accident and Emergency nurse

  • Clinical nurse specialist

  • Radiologist

  • Neonatal intensive care nurse

Working in the community and with underprivileged families

Entrepreneurs/business owners

  • Marvellous Babysitting app founder

  • Consultancy business

  • Family troubleshooting business

  • Waldorf/Steiner homeschool founder

  • Wedding creche business owner

Roles outside the early years

TEF gold award
WhatUni student choice award logo
IHE inspiring course winner
Heist silver award winner logo