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Ref no:
ORK06197
Published:
27/9/2022
Closes:
9/10/2022
Location:
Glaitness School, Pickaquoy Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1RP
Salary:
£22,617 - £27,015 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
24.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

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EDUCATION, LEISURE AND HOUSING
Glaitness Primary School

Early Years Practitioner

24.5 Hours per week, 50 weeks
Permanent
£22,617 – £24,405 / £25,062 - £27,015 pro rata (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner to join our team in the above Early Learning and Childcare setting.

This is an exciting time for Early Learning and Childcare, and we are looking for an enthusiastic person who would enjoy being part of a team to help deliver flexible, high quality care that meets the needs of children aged 2 to 5 years.

To be appointed at G5:
You should have a good general standard of education, including literacy and numeracy, and a minimum of 2 years work or volunteering experience involving children.

You are also required to achieve an HNC in Childhood Practice, SVQ Level 3 (SCQF7) Social Services (Children and Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children) within 3 years of taking up post.

To be appointed at G6:
You should hold an HNC in Childhood Practice, SVQ Level 3 (SCQF7) Social Services (Children and Young People) or other recognised qualification that enables registration with the SSSC as a Practitioner (Day Care of Children).

You are also required to have at least one year's experience of working with young children in a dedicated early learning and childcare setting (this may be in a training or student role).

For both G5 and G6, you are required to be registered with the SSSC, as a Practitioner in Day Care of Children, no later than 6 months from commencing in post.

The contracted hours in this post may be worked at other settings to provide cover during holiday periods. The majority of annual leave should be taken during the school holidays.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Applicants should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Shaun Tulloch, Early Learning and Childcare Manager, on 01856 873648 or by email: shaun.tulloch@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk

Closing Date: Sunday 9 October 2022

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.