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  • Ref no: PKC06341
  • Published: 14/2/2020
  • Closes: 8/3/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Perth & Kinross Council Area, PH1 5GD
  • Salary: £19,206.00 - £21,596.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description

Early Childhood Practitioners - PKC06341
£19,206 - £21,596 (Annual salary based on 36 Hours per week, Term-time only)
£22,468 - £25,264 (Annual salary based on 36 Hours per week, Whole Year Working)
Various Locations Throughout the Perth & Kinross Council Area

The Scottish Government announced that by August 2020 all 3-5 year olds, and eligible 2 year olds will be entitled to 1140 hours per year of funded (free) early learning and childcare in Scotland. This is being rolled out using a phased approach across Perth and Kinross, details of this is available in our phasing plan [274Kb]. 

As part of the expansion for early years, this is a fantastic opportunity to secure a permanent Early Childhood Practitioner role within Perth & Kinross Council. These roles are available in a variety of settings and locations across Perth and Kinross, on a term time or 45 week model basis. Part time and full time hours are available.

Our aim is to provide child-centred Early Learning and Childcare (aged 2-5 years) which reflects and responds to individual needs and identity.

Ability to work in a team situation is essential and a flexible approach to working with young children and parents is required.

You should hold or be working towards an appropriate qualification e.g.SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People), as well as have the eligibility to register with SSSC.  If you are currently studying for this qualification there is an expectation that this will be completed by June 2020.

The Individual

For further information on these posts, please call a member of the Early Years Team on 01738 472372.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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