Early Years Practitioner - Gilcomstoun School - ABC05766

Aberdeen City Council

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • £13.27 to £15.12 per hour, G11
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ABC05766

Job Description

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Duration: Permanent Full Time Term Time
Location: Gilcomstoun School

Job Purpose:
As a member of the setting, to be fully involved in the work of the Nursery, helping to contribute to the care and education of the children.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

HNC Early Education and Childcare or equivalent.

S/NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care and Development or equivalent.

Registration with/eligibility to register with SSSC.

PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


The post holder will be expected to:


Create a supportive and nurturing ethos in which children are encouraged and supported to develop their self esteem, self confidence and respect for others.


As part of the pre-school team, use professional skills in the planning, implementing, assessing and evaluating of the early learning and childcare services.


Observe and interact with children in order to support their learning and contribute to record keeping and reporting of children's progress.


Attend to the care and health & safety needs of the children.


Collaborate with others involved in children's learning and development (parents, carers, teaching staff, health visitors, etc.) at all times maintaining confidentiality.


Keep abreast of current theory and practice by undertaking continuing professional development.


Participate in all aspects of team work within the setting including professional development of students, preparation and care of resources, maintenance of cleanliness and hygiene and contributing to staff discussions.




The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Ability to relate to children, parents, carers and other professional colleagues.

Ability to motivate children.

Ability to communicate effectively. This will include non verbal, verbal and written forms of communication.

A good observer and listener.

The Individual

See Job Profile for further details.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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