Early Years Practitioner


Early Years Practitioner


Search, Dundee

  • Full time
  • Permanent
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Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: Req/655341

Full Job Description

Position: Early Years Practitioner

Location: Dundee

Job Type: Full-Time & Part-Time

Salary: 24,180

Search are working in Partnership with a local company. Working in an environment that supports the development and well-being of young children from birth to 5 years old. We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Early Years Practitioner to join a dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:
- Plan and implement engaging activities that promote the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development of children aged birth to 3, in line with the pre-birth to 3 curriculum
- Provide a safe, secure, and stimulating environment where children can explore, learn, and develop
- Monitor and record children's progress, identifying areas for support and working with parents and colleagues to address these needs
- Work collaboratively with other staff members to plan and deliver a high-quality early years curriculum
- Ensure all activities meet the requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and follow the principles of Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC)
- Build strong relationships with parents and caregivers, providing regular updates on their child's development and involving them in the learning process

Qualifications and Experience:
- HNC in Childhood Practice or equivalent qualification or equivalent
- Proven experience of working in an early years setting, specifically with children aged birth to 3
- Strong understanding and experience with the pre-birth to 3 curriculum and the principles of GIRFEC
- Must meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
- Must be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme

Skills and Attributes:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children, parents, and colleagues
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to deliver high-quality care and education
- Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
- A genuine passion for early childhood education and a commitment to the well-being and development of young children
- Ability to adapt to the changing needs of children and the early years environment

- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
- Continuous professional development opportunities
- Supportive and inclusive working environment
- Opportunities for career advancement within the organisation

If you are passionate about early childhood education and have the qualifications and experience listed above, we would love to hear from you! Please forward your CV to Darryl.docherty@search.co.uk

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.