Sighthill Early Years Centre Early Years Practitioner Vacancy

The City of Edinburgh Council are recruiting an Early Years Practitioner based at Sighthill Early Years Centre.

The post is fixed term, working full-time 36 hours per week until 31 October 2021, with a salary of £22,129.00 – £26,393.00 per year.

We are seeking a passionate and committed Early Years Practitioner to join our team as we continue to develop our service.  

Sighthill Early Years Centre work with children aged 0-3 years and their families to promote early learning and children with high quality play being at the heart of learning and development.

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.

Major Tasks

  • Contribute to the delivery of an effective education and care service in line with the pre-determined policies and procedures of the Council. Work as a team member and establish good and effective relationships with the children, young people, staff and parents.
  • Contribute to programmes of work for children with additional support needs and help to assess their effectiveness
  • Create a supportive and caring ethos in which individual children and young people are encouraged and supported to develop self-esteem, self-confidence and respect for others.
  • Provide an appropriately challenging and stimulating educational environment where individual children and young people are encouraged to reach their full potential.

You can apply for the post online here. The closing date for applications is 24 February 2021.

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