Nursery Practitioner

£21,065 - £22,587 per year
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Waterfront Nursery

Providing Childcare at Edinburgh College (Granton)

Nursery Practitioner

Full time position

Fixed Term: 12 months

35 hours per week over 5 days

Expected start date: January 2018

Salary: Band D £21,065 - £22,587 pro rata (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)

Edinburgh College requires a fully qualified and suitably experienced Nursery Practitioner to join their purpose built nursery located at Edinburgh College, Granton Campus. We are a large Partner Provider nursery with capacity for 135 children.

We are looking for individual(s) with a proven track record of working as part of a team within a child care setting. The applicant should have a minimum of one years' experience of working with children aged 3 months to 3 years. We are looking for individuals with a genuine passion for the learning and development of children in the early years. We particularly are interested in people with a love of outdoor learning and sensory and heuristic play experiences. This position will be playroom based.
  • Applicants should possess an HNC or SVQ 3 (or equivalent) in Early Education and Childcare or Childcare Practice for a practitioner post
  • Applicants must have a minimum of one year's experience in a childcare setting
  • Applicants must be registered with the SSSC
  • Applicants MUST be able to provide two references from current childcare positions or if recently qualified, from a college tutor. These are required to be testimonial style references which comment on the candidates' suitability for the post.
  • Short listed candidates may be asked to undergo a practical assessment, which may involve questions from our children and staff team.

Closing Date: Monday 04 December 2017

Scheduled Interview date: 12 th /13 th December

See also: JD Nursery Practitioner.doc
Person Specification Nursery Practitioner.docx
b) Terms and Conditions of Service -Nursery staff - updated 11.2.16.docx

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