Early Years Practitioner - Morebattle Primary School - SBO08324


Early Years Practitioner - Morebattle Primary School - SBO08324

£20,001 - £30,000

SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL, Morebattle, Scottish Borders

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 21-07-2024 (In 5 days)

job Ref: SBO08324

Full Job Description

Job Details

Grade: 6C

Hourly Rate: £15.03 - £16.29

Salary: £27,441.22 - £29,740.71 pro rata per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: 1

Please note interviews will take place the week commencing 2nd August 2024.

Recruitment Profile

You will contribute to all aspects of childcare and education in the Nursery class and take an active part in other appropriate duties as required.

 To contribute through team meetings to the long, medium and short term planning process of all aspects of the curriculum in line with local and national guidelines to meet the needs of the individual child in a socially inclusive setting
.  To contribute, as part of the nursery team, to the implementation of plans to deliver an effective early years service to individual children and groups of children by:
• Setting up and preparing materials for planned nursery activities
• Carrying out planned nursery activities with various groups of children
• Clearing up after planned nursery activities to ensure materials and equipment are well cared for and stored properly
• General ongoing supervision to provide a safe, healthy and secure environment for children
• Encouraging children in the development of good personal hygiene providing assistance to individuals as necessary
 To observe, record observations and through team meetings contribute to evaluations and to the formal reporting on individual children’s progress within the transition record, in line with SBC’s policy and procedures.

To liaise with parents, members of multi-disciplinary teams, other establishments and agencies. This may be individually, in conjunction with the teacher or contributing to a pre-meeting discussion with the teacher as appropriate.
 As part of the nursery team provide day to day support and guidance to assist in developing college students on placement, trainees and newly appointed nursery nurses and provide input to reports on progress through discussion with the teacher.
 To keep up-to-date with early years curriculum and initiatives and to participate in appropriate training and development in line with SBC policy and procedures.
This profile is indicative of the nature and level of responsibility associated with the post. It is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake such other duties as may be required by the Service Director to meet the needs and responsibility of the Service and the Council.


At least one of the following qualifications:
 HNC in Childhood Practice/Childcare & Education
 SVQ Social Services (Children & Young People) SCQF 7 / SVQ 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development
 Applicants with an SNNEB/NNEB may be considered where they can evidence a record of on-going CPD during the past 5 years

 All successful applicants for early learning and childcare posts will be required to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of appointment and maintain registration throughout the period of employment.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Jamie Wilson at Jamie.Wilson@scotborders.gov.uk.

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.