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First Step Community Nursery, Fleming Way, Hamilton, ML3 9PS
£46,145.00 - £46,686.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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Job Description

52 Week Establishment

Education Resources are committed to the care and welfare of young people in a childcare environment. We are looking to recruit a Head of Establishment.

The Head of Establishment is accountable to the Head of Education and would undertake appropriate duties in line with the policies of South Lanarkshire Council.

Our nurseries are open from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m, 52 weeks, and you would be required to carry out shift patterns within these hours.  




Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

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 South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


The Individual

You will require to hold a BA in Childhood Practice (or equivalent) and be registered with SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council).

The Head of Establishment is accountable to the Lead Locality Officer and would undertake appropriate duties in line with the policies of South Lanarkshire Council.   

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