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The Vennel Hall, Smiths Land, EH30 9HU
£21,500 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
33.75 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an early years practitioner at Tom Thumb in South Queensferry to join our experienced team.

The successful candidate will act as key worker to individual children in the centre and will:

  • Contribute to the delivery of an effective education and care service in line with the pre-determined policies and procedures of the Nursery and statutory bodies.
  • Work as an effective member of the team to provide an enabling environment in which individual children can develop and learn to achieve their potential.
  • As part of the team establish good communication and effective relationships with the children, staff, and parents/carers.

Applicants must have experience in a similar role, and hold a minimum NNEB/HNC Child Care and Education, SVQ 3. They will have knowledge of appropriate documentation such as Curriculum for Excellence, Pre-Birth to Three, Realising the Ambition. They will be SSSC registered and preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG scheme or undergo an update check prior to offer of employment.

The post is school term time only, following the Edinburgh Council school term dates. Hours are: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 08.00 to 15.20; Wednesday 08.00 to 15.45; and Friday 08.00 to 12.00, plus five in-service days.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter by email to