Early Years Officer, Kirkhill Primary School, 448.37

West Lothian Council


£27,592 to £30,088 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: WEL05361


The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 28 November  2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged

Kirkhill Nursery School is a non-denominational school serving the community of Broxburn.  It is part of the Broxburn Academy Cluster.  The school roll is xxx organised into places for morning, afternoon and full day children.

The shared school senior leadership team comprises of the Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and one Principal Teachers The school office is staffed by an administration assistant and a clerical assistant. Currently the PT has line management responsibility for the ELC.

Our mission statement supports our approach to developing the four capacities within Curriculum for Excellence and to support every learner in their wellbeing and development. All children have allocated sessions in line with 1140 hours .  We strive to do all we can to ensure that our children receive an excellent education. We encourage children to find pleasure in learning and playing together, to understand, respect and value the different cultures and backgrounds that enrich our school and its community.

Kirkhill Nursery School is well supported by our parents. Parents work in close partnership with the ELC and provides support in identifying areas for improvement. There are supportive partnerships with local community groups.

This Early Years Officer role will have a clear focus on continuing to lead and deliver high quality learning experiences for our youngest learners and supporting the Early Learning Team within Kirkhill Nursery School. The successful candidate will follow West Lothian Council policies and will take a leading role in the effective organisation of the Early Learning Centre, working closely in partnership with staff, parents and learners.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the West Lothian Council

This position requires registration with the SSSC. The successful candidate will have six months from commencement in this post to register with the SSSC.  If you are already registered with SSSC you will be required to add West Lothian Council to your account.

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