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  • Ref no: PKC06082
  • Published: 8/11/19
  • Closes: 24/11/19
  • Location: Guildtown Primary School, School Road, Guildtown, PH2 6BX
  • Salary: £6,467.00 - £6,952.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Term Time Part Time
  • Hours: 16 hours per week

Job Description

Play Assistant (PKC06082)
£6,467 - £6,952 (16 hours per week, term-time only)
Guildtown Primary School

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Play Assistant to work as part of the nursery team at Guildtown Primary School.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to enter into the profession and progress a career in childcare, gaining experience while being supported to gain a qualification.

As a Play Assistant you will assist in the provision of high quality play experiences within Early Learning and Childcare. This will involve contributing to the development, planning and implementation of appropriate experiences within a play curriculum.

No entry qualifications are required , however you will be required and supported to work towards one of the qualifications below:

NC / HNC Early Education and Childcare
SVQ Level 2 or / 3 in Social Services (Children & Young People)

You will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for Day Care of Children within 6 months of commencing employment and responsible for maintaining annual membership.

The successful candidate will be supported to access further training both award bearing and continued professional development.

If you would like any further information regarding this vacancy, please contact the Head Teacher, Kim Robertson on 01738 474120.

The Individual

Please APPLY ONLINE. 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.

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

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 developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

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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