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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£40,275 - £47,654 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Head of Centre
Fort Early Years Centre, Gilmerton Early Years Centre, Tynecastle Nursery School

Salary: £40,275 - £47,654
Hours: 36 per week

3 posts available

You can state a preference for one of the early years settings on your application form or at interview.   

Fort EYC

Fort Early years centre is situated in the EH6 area of Edinburgh. The setting is registered to provide 100 plus places for children aged between birth to primary school entry.  The building comprises of multiple playrooms. The learning environment has been planned and organised to enable children to have access both indoors and outdoors, from babies upwards.

The service offers provision for children age 3-5 receiving their Early Learning Child Care entitlement. Fort also provides places for children who meet the eligible two criteria. GIRFEC principles are applied to support placements for referred under threes.

Gilmerton EYC

Gilmerton ELC is located in the south east of the city and provides ELC for up to 62 children from 0-5 years. Gilmerton ELC is located in a residential area of Edinburgh and is within walking distance of local parks and amenities. The stand-alone premises are situated in their own grounds with a large garden to the rear. The building comprises of four playrooms which open up into the outdoor play space.

Tynecastle Nursery School

Tynecastle Nursery is housed within the newly opened Tynecastle Stadium in a beautiful, purpose built nursery space. Opened originally in 1930, the new nursery continues to be highly regarded within the community.  The nursery benefits from a rich social and cultural mix of families and its diversity is one of its main strengths.  A highly skilled, dynamic and motivated staff team support the children and families.  The nursery is registered for 55 children aged 2-5 years.

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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