Early Years Practitioner (Full Time, Fixed Term)

Fixed Term from 8th January to 21st July 2021.  Full Time (37.5 hrs), 8:00am – 4:00pm, Mondays to Fridays in Term Time, plus some holiday club hours within non-Term Time with a working pattern between 8:00am – 5:00pm as determined by the Holiday Club rota.  Salary: pro-rata (48/52nds) of St George’s EYP scale (points 18-26).

Our Nursery is dedicated to providing excellence of care and early level, play-based education to boys and girls between 3-5 years. We are a thriving nursery situated in the west-end of Edinburgh. Our curriculum is child-led and we place high value on nurturing positive relationships with our families.

We have a full time, temporary opportunity for a dedicated, enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner who would enjoy working as part of our experienced, qualified team in a lively and friendly environment. Interested candidates must either hold current SSSC registration or qualifications which would ensure registration as a Practitioner in a Daycare of Children Services.

Day to day tasks would include working as part of a team with shared responsibilities for:

  • Maintaining a warm, caring environment for our children and families;
  • Supporting children in their play, both indoors and out;
  • Striving for exemplary EYP practice in line with the curriculum;
  • Applying knowledge and initiative to further children’s communication and language;
  • Overseeing practice and activities to ensure children are afforded every opportunity to acquire and develop skills and interests.

If you are looking for a new challenge and have flexibility within your current career then we are interested in hearing from you.

Further details and an application form can be found below, or may be obtained from Human Resources, St George’s School for Girls, Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 6BG, Tel: 0131-311-8126 E-mail: jobs@stge.org.uk.

Closing date: noon, Monday, 30th November 2020

Interviews: Thursday, 10th December 2020


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