SLA03138 - Early Years Team Leader - Newton Farm Primary

South Lanarkshire Council

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Job Description

Education Resources

Early Years Team Leader, Newton Farm Primary School, Harvester Avenue, Newton, G72 6AA

Hours - 37 hours per week


52 week establishment

Education Resources are committed to the care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment. We are looking to recruit a Team Leader to join our existing Early Years Team.

You will work as an enthusiastic, effective member of an early years team supporting, leading and motivating staff to nurture children and create stimulating learning opportunities that deliver a high quality child centred early years provision which meets the needs of our youngest children and their families.

You will be an innovative educator who will work in partnership with others to lead and develop the service.

In addition, you will have significant experience of working within an early years environment and will be committed to on going professional development holding an;
SVQ3 level 3 Childcare & Education* , or
SVQ Level 3 Children's Care in Education and Learning*
HNC Childcare in Education or
* together with the following 3 modules:- HIV and Aids, Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate, First Aid

You will also be required to meet the registration requirements of a Practitioner with SSSC and be currently registered.


Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council's positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date : Thursday 20th July 2017

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