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Ref no:
EDN15376
Published:
7/4/2021
Closes:
21/4/2021
Location:
Granton Primary School, Boswall Parkway, Edinburgh, EH5 2DA
Salary:
£18,860.00 - £19,142.00 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

Job Description

Communities and Families

Early Years Assistant
Granton Primary School

Salary: £18,860 - £19,142 
Hours: 36 per week

Granton Primary and nursery class is a growing school in an area of multi-deprivation. We benefit from both Pupil Equity Funding and a Positive Action allocation.
We have a supportive Parent council and have developed good links with the community.
The Senior Leadership team consists of a Head Teacher, two Depute Head Teachers, a Principal Teacher and a part time Business Manager.

We currently operate a 60/60 nursery with a staff team of one Senior Early Years Intervention Officer, two Senior Early Years Officers, nine Early Years Practitioners and one Early Years Assistant. As we are offering children 1140 hours, we now need to recruit additional staff. From August 2021 we will be offering 90 spaces across the year.
The staff are looking forward to a new two storey nursery building opening in the near future. Please be aware that the new nursery will be open during the school holidays and therefore staff will be expected to work all year round. 

Early Years Assistants are required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of starting employment. They are also required to achieve an SCQF Level 2 Social Services for Children and Young People qualification within 5 years of being registered with the SSSC and this is funded by the early years service. There will be an opportunity for those who wish to progress to SCQF Level 3 to receive funding for this.

For further information please visit our website at www.edinburgh.gov.uk or to discuss the post please contact Shelagh Dow, Head Teacher on 0131 552 3987.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the City of Edinburgh Council.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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