Early Years Assistant - Scalloway Early Years

Shetland Islands Council

  • Location: Shetland
  • £10.63 to £11.05 per hour, F
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SIC02680

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Scalloway Primary School is a non-denominational school located in Scalloway. It provides Primary Education from P1 to P7 and Early Years and Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds. The school’s catchment area includes Scalloway, Trondra and the Tingwall Valley. Currently we have two Early Years classes and 7 straight stages in primary. There are currently a total 175 pupils on the school and EY roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher. The current staffing complement is 9 class teachers (2 job-shares), specialist teachers in Art, Music and PE. Class teachers are assisted by support staff as required to meet school demands and the needs of the pupils. The Head Teacher is Mrs Morag Fox. Further information can be found on the schools website at http://www.scalloway.shetland.sch.uk/.As part of the pre-school team, the Early Years Assistant will assist in delivering a high quality education and care centred service that meets the needs of young children and their carers.

The Early Years Assistant will also work closely with the Early Years Worker and/or the Teacher in ensuring a safe, hygienic and pleasant environment where mutual trust, respect, confidence and a caring ethos are evident, in accordance with current legislation.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is F Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.0846 per hour Permanent Term Time Full Time post for 35.0 Hours per Week, 40.5 weeks per year plus 6.27 weeks (pro rata) paid holiday to be taken during school holidays Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of the agreed start date A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider Not suitable for Job Share Not suitable for Remote Working Shortlisting for this post will take place week commencing 20 August 2018

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Scalloway Primary School, Scalloway

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Morag Fox, Head Teacher on 01595 743777 or email morag.fox@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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