Early Years Officer - Glendinning Primary School

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Job Details Grade: 7C Hourly Rate: £16.76 - £18.42 Salary: £30,580.21 - £33,609.71 per annum Contract Duration: Temporary until 11/08/2024 Hours - 35 hours Please note interviews will take place on 19th April. This is...

Job Details

Grade: 7C
Hourly Rate: £16.76 - £18.42
Salary: £30,580.21 - £33,609.71 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 11/08/2024
Hours - 35 hours

Please note interviews will take place on 19th April.


This is a 39 week post, working hours will be during school term only, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. Please note the salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Role Purpose

The Early Years Officer will, under the direction of the head teacher, and with input from the central Early Years Improvement Team lead other staff in the Nursery and work as part of a wider team, including school staff and early learning and childcare teachers to lead the planning and delivery of Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) in the school Nursery settings.

Essential

- HNC in Childhood Practice/Childcare and Education

- SVQ Social Services (Children & Young People) SCQF 7 / SVQ 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development
- SNNEB/NNEB

In addition candidates will be required to have at least one of the following:
- BA Childhood Practice
- PDA 8 or 9 in Childhood Practice/Early Education and Childcare

- SVQ Social Services (Children & Young People) SCQF 9 / SVQ4 Children’s Care, Learning and Development
OR be currently working towards this level of qualification.

All successful applicants for early learning and childcare posts will be required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of appointment and maintain registration throughout the period of employment.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Nicola McCall by telephone on 01896753104 or by email at nmccall@scotborders.gov.uk.

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.