Depute Head of Centre (3 Positions)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Salary: 28,833 - 31,516
Location: Clydebank

Closing date: 03 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WDN00877

Job Description

All posts are on a fixed term basis until 30th June 2017.

We have 3 Depute Head of Centre vacancies within Early Years. All posts are fixed termand term time. The successful candidate should assist the Head of Centre / Head Teacher in managing and developing the service to meetthe needs of children and their parents. You will requiresubstantial relevant experience of working with children, including supervisory experience, excellent leadership skills and sound curriculum knowledge. Post details and locations are as follows. You will be asked which posts you wish to be considered for in your application.

Post 1 - Kilpatrick School (Early Years Support, Additional Support Needs) - 35 hours per week (age range 0-5)

Post 2 - Auchnacraig Early Education & Childcare Centre - 17.5 hours per week (age range 3-12 years) For this post the salary will be pro rata to the number of hours worked.

Post 3 - St Eunan's Early Education & Childcare Centre - 35 hours per week (age range 3-12 years)


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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About West Dunbartonshire Council

Situated in the West of Scotland with just over 90,000 residents we have a choice of rural, urban and waterfront locations. The area has a rich past shaped by its world famous shipyards along the Clyde, and boasts many attractions ranging from the iconic Titan crane and Dumbarton Rock to the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

We are just half an hour from Glasgow (via the A82 or M8) and there is easy access and a half-hourly train service which provides connections to Loch Lomond, Glasgow and beyond. The Council is the largest employer in the area with over 6,000 employees and a gross annual budget of more than ÃÆ'âہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚£243 million, and offers rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services.

We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve work/life balance, depending on the type of job you are applying for and your circumstances.

We want to support our employee to remain active and healthy and offer a range of wellbeing support including access to independent Counselling Services, Occupational Health Service and physiotherapy service.

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