Job Description Communities and Families Early Years Assistant Canal View Primary School Salary: £16,775 - £18,860 (pro-rata for part-time and sessional 39 weeks) plus living wage allowance if applicable Hours: 10 per week (Monday - Thursday), term-time only (39 weeks) This Early Years Assistant post is for our Nursery and the hours are 10 hours per week; 2.5 hours each on Monday to Thursday from 10.45am to 1.15pm. 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 'Positive Action' 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 60 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 City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.34 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate for the role, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.34 per hour.