Early Years Practitioner (23 hpw),(Fixed Term until 2 July 2020), Castletown Primary School, Thurso (HGH07922) - HGH07922

The Highland Council

  • Location: KW14 8UA
  • £10,770 to £13,848 per annum, HC4
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: HGH07922

Job Description

Post Title: Early Years Practitioner
Location: Castletown Primary School
Hours: 23 hours per week
Duration: Fixed term until 2 July 2020
Salary: £10,770 - £12,103 (Unqualified), £12,304 - £13,848 (Qualified)

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Applications from Gaelic speakers are encouraged.

This post is under represented in males. Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person: Laura Miller Tel: 07523 948344

Job Purpose: To work as an effective member of a team, delivering a flexible, high quality, early learning and child care service that meets the needs of young children and their families.


Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.



Those employed as Early Years Practitioner- qualified should hold a recognised qualification in Childcare and Education. (For example HNC/NNEB/SVQ 3) and will be paid on grade HC0535.

Unqualified workers employed as Early Years Practitioner- unqualified will be required to work towards one of the above awards within an agreed timescale and will be paid on grade HC0435.

The Early Years Practitioner is required to hold a relevant Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) registration or agree to apply to SSSC to register as a practitioner. On acceptance of the post, the Early Years Practitioner should achieve registration within 6 months of taking up employment or until registration is determined, whichever is the shorter.

Qualifications in Food Handling and First Aid would be advantageous.

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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