Early Years Lead Practitioner

Aberdeenshire Council

  • Location: Oldmeldrum
  • £31,569 to £33,461 per annum, PRAC J
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABS18505

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for an Early Years Lead Practitioner to lead the delivery of Early Learning and Childcare, which meets the needs of the individual child, using local and national policies, guidelines and procedures, through collaborative and collegiate working.

This is a Childrens Service Network (CSN) post initially based in the Nursery at Meldrum School but you may be required to work elsewhere within the Meldrum CSN. The successful candidate will be employed on a term time contract until August 2020 and then a 52.18 week contract after this.

Fixed Term for a period not exceeding 03/07/2020

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation. 

This post is regulated work with children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of two references one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

For any informal enquiries, please contact Carol Harper 01651 871100

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Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk


£9,966 to £10,142 per annum, CARE C, Huntly

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