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Ref no:
ORK04618
Published:
16/4/2021
Closes:
2/5/2021
Location:
Papdale Primary School, Willow Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1PJ
Salary:
£19,417.00 - £24,143.00 per year
Contract Type:
Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

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EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING
Papdale Nursery

Early Years Practitioner

35 hours per week, 50 weeks per year
Temporary to 9 June 2022
£21,682 – £23,470 / £24,127 - £26,408 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our team in the above Early Learning and Childcare setting. This is an exciting time for early learning and childcare, and we are looking for an enthusiastic person who would enjoy being part of a team to help deliver flexible, high quality care that meets the needs of children aged 2 to 5 years.

To be appointed at G5:
You should have a good general standard of education including literacy and numeracy and a minimum of 2 years work or volunteering experience involving children.

You are also required to achieve an HNC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 3 (SCQF7) Social Services (Children and Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up post.

To be appointed at G6:
You are required to achieve an HNC in Early Education and Child Care, SVQ Level 3 (SCQF7) Social Services (Children and Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up post.

You are also required to have at least one years' experience of working with young children in a dedicated early learning and child care setting (this may be in a training or student role).

For both G5 and G6, you should also be registered with the SSSC as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children, or where new to employment as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children, register within 6 months of taking up post.

These hours may be worked at other settings to provide cover during holiday periods.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Caroline Easton, Early Learning and Childcare Manager on 01856 872650 or email caroline.easton@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk.

Closing Date: Sunday 2 May 2021

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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