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Canal View Primary School, 4 Hailesland Place, Edinburgh, EH14 2SL
£21,697 - £21,979 per year
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Term Time Part Time
19 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Early Years Assistant
Canal View Primary School

Salary: £21,697 - £21,979 per year (pro rata for part-time and sessional)
Hours: 19 hours per week, 39 weeks sessional

The posts will be available from 14th August 2023. The hours are 19 hours per week, Mondays to Thursdays 9.30am to 1.45pm and Fridays 9.30am to 11.30am although this may be subject to negotiation and change.

Canal View Primary School serves the community of Wester Hailes. The school has a broad social mix and the catchment contains areas of multiple deprivation with 70% of our learners living in SIMD 1 and 2. The school receives both Positive Action funding and Pupil Equity funding. Canal View Primary School is organised into fifteen classes from P1-7 and has a Nursery offering 64 full-time places.

The school is led by a management team of a Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, 2 Principal Teachers and a Business Manager. There are eighteen class teachers and three part-time Support for Learning Teachers ably supported by a School Administrator, Pupil Support Assistants, two Pupil Support Officers and a Facilities Technician.  The Nursery has a Senior Early Years Officer, an Early Years Officer, a team of Early Years Practitioners, Early Years Assistants and Early Years Domestic Assistants.

For more information about the school, please visit our website: or call 0131 442 3894.

Early Years Assistants working in services registered with SCSWIS, formerly the Care Commission must either be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) prior to appointment or register within 6 months of the date of your appointment and maintain registration throughout the period of employment.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  

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