Early Years Lead Practitioner

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS13156
Closes: Friday, 16th March 2018
Published: Thursday, 1st March 2018
Location: Tarves Primary,Duthie Road
Salary: £25,443 - £27,579 per year
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Nursery Education

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a lead role within Local Authority settings in Aberdeenshire.   Working alongside Early Years Practitioners you will take the lead in providing high quality early learning and childcare for all children.

Applications are welcomed from experienced and enthusiastic Early Years staff who have a genuine interest in taking forward current developments in early learning and childcare, with a strong focus on raising attainment and achievement for all children. You will show a passionate commitment to working with families and communities and exhibit skills in building relationships with a range of staff and other agencies.

Lead the delivery of Early Learning and Childcare, which meets the needs of the individual child, using local and national policies, guidelines and procedures, through collaborative and collegiate working

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation

If you wish to broaden your experience and feel you have the skills to lead a team, supporting them to make a valuable contribution to the future direction of early learning and childcare, we would be very interested in hearing from you.

This post is regulated work with children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of 2 references. One of these must be your current or most recent employer.

This position is designated as a ‘Fixed' post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

20 hours of this post are permanent and 16.25 are fixed term until 05.07.19

Informal Enquiries to: Heather Scott - 01651 851 247

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