Early Years Practitioner (FIF07667)

Fife Council

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Job Description

Interview Date; Week Commencing 26 June 2017

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 5 hours per day

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

To provide high quality care, play and learning opportunities to children and families accessing the Fife Childcare Services Crèche Service.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.



Hold a relevant childcare and /or early year's qualification or equivalent, as per SSSC requirements. for example; HNC Early Education and Childcare / Childhood Practice, NNEB (if gained before Sept 2011), SVQ 3 in Children's Care, SVQ 3 in Play Work or similar.


Workers new to role must gain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of start date in this role


You will take a lead role within a crèche which will involve not only hand-on care of children, but also support and supervision of staff and ensuring the smooth running of the crèche.

The Individual

You will have experience in working with children 6 weeks to 12 years in a childcare setting coupled with considerable practical and theoretical knowledge of child development. They will also have experience of supervising staff

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Take ownership Focus on customers Work together Embrace technology & information Deliver results

For further information please contact: Carol Fowler on 01592 583145 or email Carol.Fowler@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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