SLA03810 - Early Years Team Leader - Victoria Park School

South Lanarkshire Council

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Job Description

Education Resources

Early Years Team Leader, Victoria Park School Nursery, Market Road, Carluke ML8 4BE

Hours: 37 hours per week term time

Fixed Term - Maternity Cover

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 ongoing professional development it is essential you hold one of the following qualifications :

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 Aids

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.

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. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position


Closing Date : Tuesday 20th February 2018

Applications must be made online at


£18,826 to £25,168 per annum, Pension Scheme (currently Standard Life) , PH33 7NN

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