Early Years Practitioner - Glaitness Nursery

Orkney Islands Council
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  • Location: Kirkwall
  • £18,851 to £23,432 per annum, G535
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ORK03442

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EDUCATION, LEISURE & HOUSING
Glaitness Nursery

Early Years Practitioner

35 hours per week
Permanent, Term-time in the first instance moving to 50 weeks from August 2020
£21,008 – £22,742 / £23,381 - £25,589 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our team in the above Early Learning and Childcare setting. This is an exciting time for early learning and childcare, and we are looking for an enthusiastic person who would enjoy being part of a team to help deliver flexible, high quality care that meets the needs of children aged 2 to 5 years.

To be appointed at G5:

You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy and
you are also required to achieve an HNC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 3 Social Services (Children & Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up post.

You must also register with the SSSC, within 6 months of appointment to the post, as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children.

To be appointed at G6:

You should hold a recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) e.g. HNC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 3 Social Services (Children & Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children).

You should also be registered with the SSSC as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children, or where new to employment as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children, register within 6 months of taking up post.

These hours may be worked at other settings to provide cover during holiday periods.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Shaun Tulloch, Early Learning and Childcare Manager on 01856 873648 or email shaun.tulloch@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk.

Closing Date: Sunday 23 June 2019

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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