Early Years Practitioner Vacancy – Hailesland Early Years Centre

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

The post is Fixed Term until 31 March 2022, working part time 30 hours per week with a salary of £22,129.00 – £26,393.00 per year (pro rata for part-time).


Purpose of Job:

To provide a service compatible with good practice in the education and care of children and young people within the policies and systems laid down by the Council and Education Department and the Care Commission.

To work as an effective member of a Multi-Disciplinary or other Team promoting a stimulating environment which balances education and care for children and young people. Meeting children’s individual needs and those of their families, enabling each individual to achieve their potential.

Work as a team member and establish good and effective relationships with children, young people, staff and parents.

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.

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.


You can apply for the post online here. The closing date for applications is 3 June 2021.

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