Early Years Practitioner 2 (35 hpw) (Fixed Term until 30 June 2022) Hilton Primary School, Inverness

The Highland Council


£21,803 to £24,533 per annum Full Time Contact: Area Personnel Office Reference: HGH11551

Job Description

Post Title:     Early Years Practitioner 2
Location:   Hilton Primary School
Hours:           35 hours per week
Duration:     Fixed Term until 30 June 2022
Salary:          £21,803 - £24,533 (Qualified)

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

For information on working in ELC check out childcarecareersscotland.scot/

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Applications from Gaelic speakers are encouraged.

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

Contact Person: Kathryn Reid, Tel: 01463 230435

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.

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 register with the SSSC if not already registered to ensure the registration process begins before taking up the post. If they are already registered and their employment with Highland Council means a change of employer they must inform the SSSC of any changes.

Qualifications in Food Handling and First Aid would be advantageous.

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