Early Years Officer (FIF09182)

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Cupar
Salary
£21,399 - £24,384 per year Pro Rata
Posted
01 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 5 hours per day

Interview Date: Week commencing 11 December 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link .

Within Fife Council's Education and Children's Service, we believe all children should be encouraged to maximize their potential and we work hard to meet the varying needs of all our learners. Our Education and Children's Services is the second largest in Scotland providing for over 55,500 children and young people. If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge, then Fife is the place for you! Great education, superb transport links, excellent leisure and housing choices: Fife has it all.

Work within a team supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced Early Year'scurriculum within a caring, safe, and welcoming environment which enables eachchild to achieve their potential.

Contribute to the creation of a positive ethos this develops children's self-esteemand personal identity in a climate of trust and praise.

Work with parent and carers, and with other agencies, to promote the welfare anddevelopment of every child will also be involved within this post.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

You should possess

HNC Childhood Practice

Or

HNC Early Years Education

Or

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 Social Services, Children & Young People, with experience working in an Education Service Nursery/Partner Provider.

Or

Scottish National Nursery Education Board (SNNEB) or equivalent.

Ability to register with SSSC at practitioner level within 6 months of taking up employment in this role (Early Learning and Childcare Class/Centre) and must complete the required Post Registration Training and Learning (PRTL) over the registration period.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.

Responsibilities

Under the leadership and direction of the Headteacher and management team, thepost holder may be required to undertake any of the following tasks which may bedelegated to Early Years Officers.
  • Promoting children's learning, development and welfare
  • The assessment and monitoring of children.
  • Liaison/Communication with parents and carers.
  • To contribute to planning aspects of children's development, learning andwelfare.

The Individual

We are looking for an individual who has experience within an Early Years settingalong with knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence and knowledge of childdevelopment from birth to 5 years. The individual will have the ability to workwithout supervision and will work effectively within a team. Highly developedcommunication skills are needed for this role along with the ability to write reportsand children's records in order to provide a regular and effective service. Experienceof working with children of 2 to 5 years of age is also essential for this post.

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a rolemodel by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Councilemployees:
  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For Further Information Please Contact:Lorraine Rotchford on01334 659484 or


See also: Education & Children's Services Directorate Information.docx
01 EYO Qualifications - Add Info v2.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.doc
Early Years Officer I032.02.pdf


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