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St Mary’s RC Primary School, Haddington Joint Campus, Tynebank Road, Haddington, EH41 4DN
£26,151 - £28,578 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week).  Part-time hours will be pro-rated accordingly.

Hourly rate of pay:  £14.33-£15.66 

This is a 52 week non-sessional post i.e. it will include working during the school holidays
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday 12:30-18:00
Tuesday 13:00-18:00
Wednesday 14:00-18:00
Thursday 13.00-18.00
Friday 08.00-13.30
To start ASAP

Please note: these shifts may change

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their Early Years Career to join an established team.  We are looking for someone who would like to join our team and help us continue to deliver high quality early years care and a learning environment where all children have the opportunity to flourish and progress to the best of their abilities

St Marys RC Primary School is a small Catholic School based in Haddington with a school role of 113 at present. We are in a joint campus which we share with Haddington Primary School. There are 5 Primary School classes as well as our large vibrant nursery with a fun outdoor space.

At St Mary’s our vision is to work together as a strong, vibrant community to create a positive, inclusive and productive place where children will be nurtured to grow and learn; a place where all pupils, staff and parents are supported and encouraged to develop all positive opportunities in and out of school. In our school, all children will be provided with high quality and challenging learning experiences to meet their individual needs and to help them be the best they can be. In St Mary’s we grow together with respect and love’.

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:

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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