Senior Early Years Practitioner

Favourite Dundee City Council
Ref no: DEE01585
Closes: Friday, 26th May 2017
Published: Friday, 12th May 2017
Location: Eastern Primary School, Camperdown Street
Salary: £23,586 - £26,154 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Term Time Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Primary Education

Job Description

Based at Eastern Primary School, working full time, 37 hours per week, term time only. This post is temporary until no longer than June 2018.


You will have an HNC in Childcare/Education or equivalent and hold, or be willing to work towards and achieve, BA in Early Childhood Studies or relevant advanced qualification within an agreed period. You must be eligible for registration as a Lead Practitioner with the Scottish Social Services Council or be willing to achieve this.


You will assist and, where necessary, deputise for the Head of the Nursery in the organisation and management of the service for the benefit of all children and the wider community. You will work on your own initiative and as a team member who directly contributes to and supports colleagues in the development of a flexible childcare and early education service, which is appropriate to the needs of young children and their families in the nursery and its surrounding communities, within the context of nursery policies and procedures.

The Individual

You will have significant working experience in the provision of education in an early years environment. You will have experience of working with parents and families and implementing suitable programmes of learning experiences for children. You will be enthusiastic, committed, flexible and understanding of confidentiality. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The 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 Dundee City Council.