Early Years Officer (FIF06317)Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Salary: £21,062 - £24,046
Closing date: 22 January 2017
Job ref. no.: FIF06317
Contract Type: Temporary until 29 June 2017
Interview date: week commencing 30 January 2017
Work within a team supporting the delivery of a broad and balanced Early Year's curriculum within a caring, safe, and welcoming environment which enables each child to achieve their potential.
Contribute to the creation of a positive ethos this develops children's self-esteem and personal identity in a climate of trust and praise.
Work with parent and carers, and with other agencies, to promote the welfare and development 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 £8.33 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
A National Certificate (NC) Early Years Education & Childcare and Higher
National Certificate (HNC) Early Years Education & Childcare or
Or a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 Childcare or 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 only) 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, the post holder may be required to undertake any of the following tasks which may be delegated 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 and welfare.
About Fife Council
We employ 20,000 people to provide 900 different services to 360,000 people and, we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a Council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing, and community services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.
We are a large organisation and have a wide range of job roles from teachers, social care workers, community education workers, and planners, to support roles, like accountancy, IT and HR, not to mention communications and marketing, and law.
We operate the Positive about Disabled People scheme, commonly known as the 'double tick scheme', as we are committed to employing and supporting disabled people and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him/herself to be disabled and who meets the minimum essential criteria for the post.
If you're looking for a real career challenge, you'll find it here in Fife!
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