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Middleton Park School Aberdeen, AB22 8UR
£13.27 - £14.65 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
12.5 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Status - 12.5 hours per week, 39 weeks a year

Work Pattern - Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 11-1pm and Wed 11-3.30pm

Location - Middleton Park School & Nursery

Due to the impending school break, you may not receive an outcome to your application until nearer August. We appreciate your patience during this time

Roles that require PVG Membership

Please note that with effect from 1 April 2023, where a role requires PVG membership, candidates will be required to meet the cost of the PVG membership. This applies only to roles with a full time equivalent salary of £30,000 and above. (Teaching roles and jobs at Grade 11 and above (currently £30,727 per annum / £15.97 per hour)

The Council will pay for the PVG membership cost initially, either £18 for existing PVG scheme members, or £59 for non-members, and this cost will be deducted from an employee’s first FULL month’s salary payment.

Job Purpose

To work within a team, assisting the Senior Early Years Practitioner and Early Years Practitioner in the planning and delivery of a flexible, high quality early learning and childcare service. Meet individual needs of children and their families, ensuring their wellbeing and improving outcomes for all service users.



• SVQ Level 2 Social Services – children and young people at SCQF Level 6 (or willing to work towards)
• Registration with or eligibility to register with SSSC
• PVG Membership for Regulated work with Children or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made



• An enthusiasm for working with children 2-5 in an Early Learning and
Childcare setting
• Ability to relate to children, parents, carers and other professional
• Experience of communicating effectively, including non-verbal, verbal and
written forms of communication
• Awareness of the relationship between high quality services and the
promotion of children’s learning and development
• Ability to undertake appropriate CPD relevant to the post


The Individual

Please see job profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families: We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

• have a disability

• are care-experienced and aged 16-29

• are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)

• have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship

• are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at


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