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Kittybrewster School, Aberdeen, AB24 3QG
£20,876 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Purpose:

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this linkand the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for".

Location:  Kittybrewster School, Aberdeen

Duration:  Fixed Term , Full Time

This job will be due to start on April 17th 2023

The Modern Apprenticeship Programme is targeted at building our workforce of the future.  Funding for training is available for applicants aged 16-19 and 20-24 (depending on the framework) and for disabled and care-experienced applicants between the age of 16-29. Please ensure, if you are applying for a Modern Apprentice post, that you meet one of these criteria.


About the role:

To work in collaboration and under the supervision of Early Learning and Childcare teams to provide high quality and learner centred Early Learning and Childcare to children from 2 – 5 years


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Good written/numerical skills gained through either Standard Grades/National 4 or 5 qualification(s)


Relevant work experience

The postholder is able to demonstrate:

Skills and experience in:

  • Ability to communicate effectively. This will include non-verbal, verbal and written forms of communication
  • Good observational and listening skills

Understanding of:

  • The Getting it right for Every Child policy and procedures
  • Protecting children
  • Importance of confidentiality
  • Relating to and work effectively with children, parents, carers and other professional colleagues
  • Leaning how to assess children’s development and in time plan how to extend learning in a way that includes and motivates them

Commitment to:

  • Completing the Modern Apprenticeship Programme
  • Delivering excellent customer service

About Us

Please see Job Profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at