Early Learning & Childcare Depute Head of Centre

North Lanarkshire Council


£37,095 to £41,256 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: NLA06334

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Are you interested in continuous professional development, ensuring staff have the skills and competencies to deliver the highest quality of service possible? Do you have the experience, dedication and the enthusiasm to help us build on our successes, support our transformational change programme and show inspirational leadership in these exciting and inspiring times?  Are you child centred and have an understanding of child development?

If so, then we want to hear from you.

We are now recruiting for the pivotal role of Depute Head of Centre, Devonview Family Learning Centre, Airdrie.

The successful applicant should have knowledge and experience in working in a managerial and leadership role, whilst having extensive experiences of leading early years practitioners in working with children aged 2 to 5 years.

You must hold SVQ4 or HND in Early Years and Childcare.  Professional qualification or equivalent level in a relevant discipline. For SSSC registration you must hold or work towards a BA in Childhood Practice within five years.

You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub.

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.


We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

Easy Read – My NL

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