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Early Years Service, Crosshouse Campus, Playingfield Road, Crosshouse, KA2 0JJ
£41,059 - £44,899 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Job Share
17.5 hours per week

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Job Description

Lead on the establishment, delivery and ongoing development of early learning and childcare activity in compliance with national and local authority guidance and the statutes relating to the provision of early learning and childcare, relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks ensuring the efficient and timeous implementation of standards and performance improvements in order to assure that the local authority meets its responsibility of primary guarantor of quality and assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives and outcomes set out in the Education Service Plan, the Children and Young People’s Services Plan and the Community Plan.


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


This is a job share full year permanent post based at Crosshouse Campus.

The hours of work are 17.5 per week working either Monday and Tuesday or Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The salary for these posts is £41,059 - £44,899 however as this is a job share post, the actual salary will be £20,529 - £22,449.

The Individual

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.

Please note; The information provided above are the standard conditions for this post. However, due to the current outbreak of Covid 19 you may be required to work from home until advised otherwise.

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