Early Childhood Practitioner, Crieff Primary School

Perth & Kinross Council


£20,023 to £22,183 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: PKC07879

Job Description

Early Childhood Practitioner (PKC07879)
£20,023 - £22,183 (36 hours per week, term-time only) - Fixed Term (for up to 12 months)
Crieff Primary School 

Our aim is to provide child centred nursery early learning and childcare which responds to individual needs of children.  Ability to work in a team situation is essential and a flexible approach to working with children is required.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person, with a flexible approach, to join our large team at Crieff Primary School.  Our aim is to provide child-centred Early Learning and Childcare (aged 2-5 years) which reflects and responds to individual needs and identity.

Ability to work in a team situation is essential and a flexible approach to working with young children and parents is required.

You should hold an appropriate qualification e.g. SNNEB, NNEB, HNC, SCQF level 7 equivalent or SVQ 3 in Childcare and Education or SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People), as well as have the eligibility to register with SSSC.

Crieff Primary School would welcome applications from enthusiastic and preferably experienced ECP's, who have a genuine interest in taking forward current developments in early level/early learning and childcare.

You will show a passionate commitment to building relationships with families and staff within our nursery.  You will be required to provide effective support and challenge to the children within our nursery linked to improvement and ensuring the best outcomes for our children and families.

If you wish to broaden your experience and feel you can make a valuable contribution to the future direction of early level/early learning and childcare, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

The Individual

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Hannah Wallace, Depute Head Teacher on 01764 657888. 

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

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A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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