Early Years Practitioner Vacancy

The City of Edinburgh Council are recruiting an Early Years Practitioner based at Canal View Primary School.

The post is fixed term until 25/06/2021, working full-time 36 hours per week during term time, with a salary of £22,129 – £26,393 (pro-rata for sessional 39 weeks).

The hours for the post will be Monday to Thursday 7.45am – 4.00pm and Friday 7.45am to 12.45pm.

Canal View Primary School serves the community of Wester Hailes. The school has a broad social mix and the catchment contains areas of multiple deprivation, has a Free School Meal percentage of 55%, receives both ‘Positive Action’ Pupil Equity funding and is one of the eight Scottish Attainment Challenge Schools in Edinburgh. Canal View Primary School is organised into fourteen classes from P1-7 and has a Nursery offering 50 full-time places.

The school is led by a management team of a Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher, 2 Principal Teachers and a Business Manager. There are eighteen class teachers and two full time and one part time Support for Learning Teachers ably supported by two part time School Administrators, a Senior Early Years Officer, a team of Early Years Practitioners and Pupil Support Assistants, two Pupil Support Officers and a Facilities Technician.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. 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 the City of Edinburgh Council.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 4 November 2020. You can apply for the post online here.

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