If we're worried about new members making trivial edits that take up the time of more important people, why don't we let them judge them themselves? Something like you get the right to suggest 5 edits for every 10 you judge correctly.
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So when you have a baby that needs parenting, the solution is to ... get another baby to raise the first baby?
I can't see any way this could go wrong!
I see this could be useful, especially in connection with the request Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers?. I don't want a spelling police, but I myself am grateful if someone fixes my English when it sounds weird.