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  • Ref no: EAL04822
  • Published: 22/5/2020
  • Closes: 7/6/2020
  • Location: Sandersons Wynd Primary School, Sandersons Wynd, Tranent, EH33 1DA
  • Salary: £25,640.00 - £28,012.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Term Time Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Temporary maternity cover until June 2021
Days of Work:
Mon-Fri
This post is term time only - 39 weeks per year
To start August

Given the uncertain situation regarding schools re-opening to pupils, we may be unable to confirm start dates to the successful candidates.  Successful candidates should not hand their notice in until they have received a written contract of employment stating their start date.

Sanderson's Wynd is a vibrant and inclusive school community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a highly motivated staff team and be part of nurturing whole school ethos. For further information about the school please see our active Twitter account and our school website. Enquiries about the school are welcomed and can be directed to the Head Teacher through our school admin box @ admin@sandersonswynd.elcschool.org.uk.

Please note that due to the current pandemic situation, there will be no visits to the school building prior to interviews.

Interviews will take place via Google Meet the week following the closing date

Job Details

To work as an effective member of an early years team delivering a high quality child centred service which meets the needs of children and their families.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
You must be educated to HNC level in Early Education and Childcare or hold SNNB/HNC/SVQ3 qualifications in Childcare/Education or equivalent and be able to evidence additional learning and knowledge of current practice and legislation in relation to Early Learning and Childcare.

SSSC registration or agreement to register within 6 months from the date of appointment to this post is essential.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups are required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:

www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools
Further details on all East Lothian Council Primary and Secondary Schools, including individual school websites can be found here: Primary and Secondary Schools

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email.  All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

Job Attachments