Early Learning and Childcare Senior Practitioner, Firth Nursery - ORK08312

Orkney Islands Council

Early Learning and Childcare Senior Practitioner, Firth Nursery - ORK08312

£30,001 - £40,000

Orkney Islands Council, Horraldshay, Orkney Islands

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 16-06-2024 (In 2 days)

job Ref: ORK08312

Full Job Description


Firth Nursery

Early Learning & Childcare Senior Practitioner
35 hours per week, Term-Time

£31,776 - £34,331 / £34,732 - £38,017
£17.41 - £18.81 / £19.03 - £20.83 per hour
The above amounts include Distant Islands Allowance

We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled Early Years practitioner for the post of Senior Practitioner at Firth Nursery.

You will have significant experience of working in a nursery, and also have experience of developing aspects of early years practice. Your role will involve working alongside the head teacher at Firth, who is the nursery manager.

To be appointed at H:

You will hold a relevant qualification at SCQF Level 8 qualification (for example, SVQ4 Social Services (Children and Young People), HND or Level 8 of the Childhood Practice degree, PDA Childhood Practice)

To be appointed at G:

You will hold a qualification that meets the requirements of the SSSC as a Practitioner in a Day Care of Children Service e.g., SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 or HNC Childhood Practice

There is a requirement to achieve a relevant SCQF Level 8 qualification (SVQ4 Social Services (Children and Young People), HND Childhood Practice, PDA Childhood Practice) within 5 years of taking up of post. There will be support given to gain the relevant qualification if you do not already hold this.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Catherine Diamond, Service Manager, Early Learning and Childcare ext 3204 catherine.diamond@glow.orkneyschools.org.uk 

Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2024

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.