Equity and Excellence Lead - EAY04652

East Ayrshire Council

  • Location: Kilmarnock
  • £33,306 to £36,418 per annum, Grade 10, 35 hours
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAY04652

Job Description

Contribute to the provision of a quality early learning and childcare service for children aged 2 to 5 years and their families/carers which supports the wider programme of work to reduce inequalities and close the poverty related attainment gap , working to the principles of the Health and Social Care Standards: My support , my life and supporting collegiate practice and teamwork across the early childhood centre in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the early childhood centre Improvement Plan, the Education Service Plan, the Children and Young People’s Services Plan and the Community.

The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

There are 2 full time full year permanent posts and 1 part time full year temporary post available. The 2 permanent full time posts are based at Auchinleck ECC and a shared post between Dalmellington and Bellsbank ECC. The part time temporary post is based at Patna ECC.

You will be asked within your application form which post(s) you wish to be considered for.

The hours of work are 35 plus one hour contractual overtime per week for the full time positions and hours of work are 14 hours per week plus 30 minutes contractual overtime for the part time position.

The full time salary for these posts is £33,306 - £36,418. The part time salary is £13,322 - £14,567.

Further information can be found on a video which can be accessed using the following link:https://childcarecareersscotland.scot/we-work-in-elc/equity-and-excelle…

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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