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  • Ref no: NLA05031
  • Published: 20/3/2020
  • Closes: 3/4/2020
  • Location: Various locations in North Lanarkshire, ML1 1AB
  • Salary: £44,274.00 - £48,501.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Advertisement

Early learning & childcare in North Lanarkshire is going through a period of transformation change. By 2020 funded placements will almost double to 1140 hours a year, for all three and four year olds and eligible two year olds. Are you interested in continuous professional development, ensuring staff have the skills and competencies to deliver the highest quality of service possible? Do you have the experience, dedication and the enthusiasm to help us build on our successes, support our transformational change programme and show inspirational leadership in these exciting and inspiring times?  Are you child centred and have an understanding of child development?

If so, then we want to hear from you.

We are now recruiting for the pivotal roles of Head of Centres, across various locations. We have 16 Family Learning Centres across the local authority area. The service is registered for children aged 2-5 years and operates 48 weeks per year, from 8am to 6pm.  Extended provision is available for parents/carers in addition to the statutory entitlement. 

Successful applicants should have considerable knowledge and experience in working in a managerial and leadership role, whilst having extensive experiences of leading early years practitioners in working with children aged 2 to 5 years.

You must hold either a BA in Childhood Practice or an equivalent childcare degree is essential.

You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.

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