Child Development Officer - up to 40 Posts

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Ref no: GLA03296
Closes: Sunday, 18th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th March 2018
Location: Various areas throughout the City, Glasgow
Salary: £21,665.85 - £25,447.25 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Glasgow
Category: Education
Sub-category: Youth Worker / Childcare Practitioner / Early Year Practitioner

Job Description

Glasgow City Council is recruiting highly motivated Child Development Officers to support expansion within the Early Learning and Childcare sector.

Child Development Officers have responsibility for the learning and development of our youngest learners through the planning and preparation of  stimulating learning experiences in line with Curriculum for Excellence and national practice guidance.

You will provide support and care whilst promoting the development of independence, competence  and confidence in our young learners. In addition, you will be required to effectively engage with families and education, health and social care professionals, as and when required.

Applicants must posses a relevant qualification such as the HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF Level 7 (formerly HNC Early Education and Childcare) , SVQ Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 7, National Nursery Examination Board certificate (NNEB), or equivalent, as required by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for registration as a practitioner in the day care of children's services.

Please note all appointments are based on a 52 week/extended day contractual basis.

This position is subject to membership of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.     

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