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  • Ref no: EDN11337
  • Published: 14/1/2020
  • Closes: 21/1/2020
  • Location: Spinney Lane Nursery School, 13A The Spinney, Edinburgh, EH17 7LD
  • Salary: £16,287.00 - £18,316.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Communities and Families

Early Years Assistant - fixed term until 26/6/2020
The Spinney Lane Nursery School

Salary: £16,287 - £18,316 (pro rata for part-time and sessional working)
Hours: 20 per week, Monday - Thursday 10.45am - 4.15pm. Term-time only (39 weeks per year)

The Spinney Lane Nursery, located in the grounds of Gilmerton Primary School, provides early learning and childcare for children aged 3-5. The nursery has implemented 1140 (term-time) hours from August 2018.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to be creative and imaginative within the early years setting. They will support children to attend Forest Kindergarten and will be working in an outdoors setting. They will work collaboratively as part of the team and all stakeholders to develop, implement, monitor and review effective early years policies, procedures and practice in a climate which promotes equity and excellence in early learning and childcare. 

The following experience would be desirable:
• Experience of working with children with Additional Support Needs.

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.

The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour. 


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